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Cuttack: In the shocking case of a mother
killing her son in Cuttack and then
committing suicide, the police has arrested
the husband of the deceased on Tuesday.
The husband of the deceased has been
Arrested on the allegation that he used to
physically abuse the deceased identified as
Shilpi on a regular basis. It is noteworthy that, a mother-son duo had been found dead in Cuttack city of Odisha on Monday afternoon. The bodies of the woman and her son were found in a house at Sriramnagar area under Madhupatna police limits in Cuttack.
According to reports, the body of the
woman was found hanging inside the
house whereas the body of her two-year-
old son was found with his throat slit.
It was later found that the minor boy was
the step son of the deceased woman. It is
suspected that the woman Shilpi Das,
committed suicide after killing her
The exact reason behind the incident is yet
to be ascertained. However, it is suspected
that there was some disagreement between
Shilpi and her husband.
It is worth mentioning that the husband identified as Santosh Khuntia works in a private company at Salepur. The couple had got married around 11 months back.
The deceased woman’s parents, have alleged that Santosh used to physically abuse their daughter on a regular basis.
On the other hand the husband and his
family have alleged that Shilpi used to ill
treat them and used to pressurize Santosh to leave his parents.
Sources in the police have said that a
proper investigation will be done in the
matter and only then will the truth behind
the tragic incident shall be revealed. It is worth noting that, the deceased had also written a letter to her sister and a post
on facebook saying, ‘I Quit’ before committing suicide. The police has arrested the husband of the
deceased on Tuesday and shall forward
him to the Court on urgent basis.
Investigation in the case is still underway.