Rae Bareli The elderly couple sleeping in the verandah of the house were killed on Thursday night in Deodani village of Bhadokhar police station area. The woman was murdered with an ax, while her husband was strangled with a rope. The Superintendent of Police, who arrived on the spot, inspected the scene. Said that teams have been deployed, the incident will be ruled soon.
The residents of the village, Gopi Shankar Tiwari (70) and his wife Nirmala (65) were sleeping in the verandah on the exterior of the house after having dinner. The body of both was found in the morning. Gopi Shankar’s body was lying near Charhi, located some distance from the house. Seeing the mark on his neck, it is feared that he was strangled with a rope. Nirmala’s body was found on the bed. His throat has been sanded with sharp weapons. When his family woke up in the morning, he came to know about the double murder. After this, the police was informed. SP Shlok Kumar, ASP Vishwajit Srivastava reached the spot. Officers closely reviewed the scene of the incident.
Gopishankar has two sons. Elder son Manish Kumar is a homeguard. At present, he has gone to Chandauli in election duty. He has been informed of the incident. Younger son Ashish, younger daughter-in-law Ritu and elder daughter-in-law Manju were at home. At the time of the incident, these people did not even know.
The reason behind the incident is not known yet. There are various types of discussions in the village. Gopi Shankar was supporting any candidate in the panchayat elections. Therefore, people are also linking the incident to electoral rivalry, while some people are also giving other reasons.