Two youthful brothers, who allegedly murdered their elder brother six years in the past, surrendered to the police and confessed to their crime out of repentance in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas on Friday.
The 2, Apu Sil and Tapu Sil, of their late 20s and early 30s, allegedly admitted to killing their elder brother, Nipu Sil, in December 2014.
“We’ve arrested two individuals who claimed that they’ve murdered their brother six years in the past. One of many brothers advised the police that he was feeling repentant and that’s the reason they surrendered and confessed [to the crime]. A skeleton has been exhumed from the yard of their home. Additional investigation is on,” mentioned a police officer.
In accordance with the preliminary police investigation, the three brothers lived of their ancestral home at Jagaddal in North 24 Parganas. Nipu, the eldest of them, was a civil engineer, the opposite two had been unemployed.
“Despite the fact that Nipu was the only incomes member within the household, the trio used to combat recurrently over the ancestral property. Someday we noticed that they had left the home. Apu had come as soon as to scrub the home and advised the neighbours that that they had all settled in Delhi, Pune and Goa,” mentioned Manik Deb, a neighborhood resident.
On Friday, Apu advised police that he and Tapu killed Nipu in December 2014 and buried him within the yard of their home.
Neighbours mentioned that originally, police thought that Apu was mentally deranged and why else would he confess to against the law he had dedicated six years in the past. However when police inquired with the neighbours, they got here to know that the neighbours haven’t seen Nipu for a few years. It was then that police took Apu to the spot and exhumed the physique.
“We are going to get to know extra after we take the brothers into our custody and interrogate them. They might be produced within the courtroom at present [Saturday],” mentioned one other officer.