In a rerun of the 2015 Robinson Street skeleton case in Kolkata, a girl and her daughter have been discovered residing with the decomposed corpse of her 78-year-old husband within the northern a part of the town, police stated on Wednesday.
The incident got here to gentle after stench started emanating from their home in Bagbazar space. After their neighbors alerted the police, the regulation enforcers performed a verify late on Tuesday night time, solely to search out the 2 girls residing with the decomposed corpse of 78-year-old Digvijay Ghosh, an officer of Shyampukur police station stated.
“The man will need to have died not less than a month-and-half in the past. The physique has been absolutely decomposed, exposing the skeleton,” he stated, including that Ghosh was unwell.
“The reason behind the dying will not be but clear. We have despatched the physique for autopsy examination. We are questioning the spouse and daughter,” the officer stated, including they’re additionally making an attempt to establish whether or not the 2 girls have been depressed.
The two girls, who initially resisted police’s try and enter the home, have been discovered main a traditional life, having meals and doing all day by day chores in the identical room the place the physique was mendacity on the mattress.
“The doorways and home windows have been shut and no person was allowed to enter the home. The daughter was not residing along with her husband and was staying in her maternal home for the final couple of years. We are investigating the incident,” he stated.
The incident introduced again reminiscences of the Robinson Street case, through which software program engineer Partha De had spent six months with the skeletons of his sister Debjani De and two pet canines. Police stumbled upon the case whereas investigating the dying of his father Arabinda De, who had set himself on fireplace on June 10, 2015.
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