Friday, March 29, 2019

Double murder inside showroom in broad day light in city; Murdered to commit robbery: accused reveals during police interrogation

TMI Bureau
Port Blair, March 29: Two women murdered inside the Damro Furniture showroom at Middle Point in broad day light has sent a shock wave in the city.

TWO ACCUSED  
News Report:
On March 28, 2019, the killer/s slit the throats and stabbed the Two wome(Padma Priya, 22 yrs, R/o Garacharma and Rosecynthia, 31 yrs, R/o Shadipur) and killed them before fleeing from the spot. While one victim died on the spot, another succumbed to her injuries at GB Pant Hospital. The unfortunate incident took place around 3.30 pm.
As per sources, one of the two women is learnt to have been murdered inside the Damro showroom located on the first floor, above the Prince Bajaj showroom. The second woman happened to climb up to the first floor for some work and to her horror witnessed the murder taking place. Acting swiftly, the killer/s killed her too so as not to leave any evidence behind. The CCTV camera installed inside the showroom is also learnt to have been damaged by the killer/s.
A case of murder, vide FIR No.199/19 dated 28/03/19 u/s 302 IPC was registered at PS Aberdeen and the investigation was taken up by SHO Aberdeen, Insp. Sanjay Kumar.
However, Andaman & Nicobar police solved a murder case within 10 hours, the Police teams made all relentless efforts to nab the accused person and conducted a massive search in the Port Blair area, involving more than 100 police personnel from all the units and finally at late night (0100 hrs of 29/03/2019) the Police team nabbed both the accused persons namely Shubhankar Ghosh (21 yrs) and Debashish Roy (22 yrs) along with recovery of case property.

Victims’ Relatives Aggression:
The scene at GB Pant Hospital was quite heart rending. A large crowd of relatives and friends of the deceased had gathered there. The parents were inconsolable. Bodies of the two women have been kept inside the mortuary. A company IRBn has been deployed outside the hospital to deal with any eventuality.
The anger among public doubled, when a Police team brought both the accused Shubhankar Ghosh and Debashish Roy to GB Pant Hospital for medical check-up on March 29, 2019 afternoon. As per sources, relatives, friends of both victims and general public present their demanded the police to handover the both accused to the public for ‘Mob Justice’.
The police after finding difficult to control the mob and hence they had to lock both the accused in a safe room for their protection. However, they controlled the public and finally took the accused youths back to police station from another route.

Police Report:
“During the course of investigation, information from the local sources was collected and all the CCTV cameras of the area were checked. From the investigation, the accused persons were identified as Shubhankar Ghosh S/o Shri Sayantan Ghosh, 21 yrs R/o Garacharma and Debasis Roy S/o Shri Bijan Roy, 22 yrs R/o Garacharma. The Police teams made all relentless efforts to nab the accused person and conducted a massive in search in the Port Blair area, involving more than 70 police personnel from all the units and finally at about 0100 hrs the Police team nabbed both the accused persons”, said the Director General of Police, Deependra Pathak, IPS addressing a press conference held on March 29, 2019 evening at the Police Headquarters.
Explaining the details of the case, Pathak said that the motif behind the crime was Robbery. One of the accused Shubhankar Ghosh basically hailing from West Bengal used to work in Damro Furniture Showroom and was removed from his job in November 2018. Shubhankar along with Debashish Roy, a permanent inhabitant of the islands had plot a plan to rob some money from the showroom. Shubhankar knew well about the Showroom and chose a time when he knew that there were minimum people in the showroom and a good collection of cash.
Shubhankar and his accomplice Debashish entered the showroom with all preparation to commit robbery. In order to commit robbery, they killed the two lady staffs that were already present in the showroom and escaped from there with some cash.
The DG Police further explained that the victim was pushed 4-5 meters away from the CCTV coverage area and then attacked. The modus operandi of the crime disclosed that the two accused changed their clothes two times, wore gloves etc. learning it from Crime Serials shown in TV.
Dependra Pathak also explained that the A&N Police in order to bring the youth away from misdemeanour are in discussion with the A&N Administration to have skill development courses so that the youth are involved in productive activities and are able to contribute constructively to the society.

Police teams comprised:
Teams under the supervision of Insp. Sanjay Kumar led by SI Jeevan, SI Dev Raju and ASI Sanjay Yadav from PS Aberdeen, ASI Radha Krishnan with other staff from PS Pahargaon, SI Manoj Lall and other staff from PS Chatham, Insp. D. Jagdishwar Rao and other staff from Special Branch and Insp. Mahesh Yadav and other staff from Central Crime Station were formed and a massive hunt for the accused persons was launched.
The whole investigation took place under the guidance of SDPO/SA Sh. Nishant Gupta under the overall supervision of SP (D) South Andaman Shri Deepak Yadav, IPS.

Advice:
The public is requested to share information with Police in full confidence so that such anti-social elements are brought to justice and they may pass on such information to 03192-232100, 03192-232400 and 9434288673. The informant will be suitably rewarded and his/her identity will be kept secret.

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