Kolkata: Property attitude beneath lens in Broad Sreet murder


KOLKATA: Investigators probing the homicide of Biswajit Basu (sixty-five) — at his Broad Street residence in Karaya in south Kolkata — are but to get a conclusive clue however stated they may be convinced numerous key suspects have been either lying or hiding statistics.
At least 8 persons — along with Bijoyita, the youngest daughter of Basu and a few neighborhood belongings dealers — had been questioned at the period on Friday. The cops have drawn up a listing of a few extra human beings whose statements want to be recorded. The maximum critical among them are the victim’s elder daughter Joyita and her husband.
Cops are positive that someone known to Basu is behind the homicide. “The 2.Five cottah assets are priced at Rs 1.1 crore. But the deal had fallen via and Rs 50,000 become stolen from the residence. The house, too, was determined ransacked. Hence, the property attitude — alongside private enmity — cannot be ruled out as but. The truth that Basu had desired to promote off his belongings in a rush is also every other indication. The idea is easy — we will work on all possible theories until we get extra specific leads,” stated a source.
Police sources, meanwhile, showed Bijoyita had indeed long past to look at a film with her boyfriend (a claim that changed into being proven with the aid of police officers, to begin with) and that CCTV footage from Acropolis Mall proves the identical. “The closing call to her father was at 10.10pm on Wednesday after which the cellular cellphone became switched off. The final tower location we’ve detected is close to the rifle range region close to the sufferer’s residence. However, there are still certain inconsistencies in her statement,” said an officer from Lalbazar.
“His was the only non-highrise building within the region with a plot of land. Hence, numerous property dealers had shown a hobby. Basu had even complained that he absolutely felt that a person was demanding him and always warned each person round that he would involve the police if this continued,” recalled a neighbor.
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KOLKATA: The annual ritual of treating sons-in-law to luxurious dishes is ready to burn a hole inside the pockets of many middle-magnificence households. The motive? Thanks to Eid, expenses of culmination and meat had been already on a high and now, fish prices have additionally commenced heading northwards at the eve of Jamaisasthi. The charge rise has been so steep for certain commodities that many are being compelled to make last-minute modifications to the weekend menus.
“The costs of culmination like mango and lichi were already excessive. But from Friday, the expenses of fishes have suddenly commenced hovering. The fee hike isn’t always as steep as it became a final year, but it’s far nonetheless way better than what it was three days in the past once I had come to the market final,” said Jaypee Mukherjee, a school instructor and a resident of Dum Dum. Shyamal Majumdar, some other consumer at a Tollygunge marketplace stated he had to start with planned to shop for 4 distinctive fishes and prawn, for Jamaisashti, however rising charges forced him to trade his plans. “I sooner or later offered fishes, prawn, and chicken, for which I had to spend over Rs 3,000,” brought Majumdar, a resident of Haridevpur.