Tuesday, 18 September, 2018

11 members of family found hanging blindfolded in north Delhi home

11 members of a family found dead at a house in Burari in Delhi 11 members of family found hanging blindfolded in north Delhi home
Lisa Bryan | 01 July, 2018, 11:32

Eleven members of a family were found dead in New Delhi on Sunday, a lot of them hanging from the ceiling of their home, blindfolded and hands tied behind the back, in a part of the capital that was the scene of a gang war just two weeks ago.

A police officer, who didn't wish to be identified, said the house belongs to a businessman who ran a plywood shop and dairy. According to initial reports, all of them were from the same family.


The victims included four men and seven women, including teenagers.

The bodies were blind-folded and gagged, and were found hanging from the ceiling of the house opposite Guru Govind Singh Hospital. He alerted the other neighbours and informed the police. "The last, a 75-year-old female, was dead on the floor", a Delhi police official told AFP. The man reported the incident to police and cordoned the area. No suicide note has been found, Kumar said. Special police teams swung into action and scanning CCTV footage available to ascertain whether any outsider committed the crime.

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