Siliguri, 13th December: Within 12 hours of the recovery of a youth’s body from the Baikunthapur forest, the cops of Ashighar Out Post detained two youths based on primary suspicion. While the deceased has been identified as Ram Prasad Saha, the identities of the other two have not been disclosed by the police as of now. The DD and police are at present interrogating the duo for answers.
According to police sources, both the youths taken into custody are friends of the deceased Ram Prasad Saha. These two had informed about the death of Ram Prasad to his family. While Ram Prasad was also seen with these two on the day of the murder.
As per the police sources, both the youths taken into custody are friends of the deceased. Police suspect them of the crime as they were last seen with Ram Prasad on the day of the murder and were the ones who informed the family about his death. The police have prime suspicion that a fight must have arisen between the three friends over some issues while they were inebriated. The tiff escalated to a physical fight where the two killed Ram with the help of a boulder stone.
On the other hand, Siliguri Police Commissioner Akhilesh Chaturvedi, DCP Joy Tudu, ACP Shubhendra Kumar and DD ACP Rajen Chhetri inspected the spot today. Speaking in this regard, ACP Shubhendra Kumar stated that the two friends of Ram Prasad have been detained for questioning on the basis of suspicion. The matter is being seriously investigated.