Guwahati: Wife of Akash Choudhury detained in elderly couple murder case


Guwahati: In the latest development Dispur Police again on Thursday morning detained Putu Das, wife of Akash Choudhury, the suspected murderer of the elderly couple Noni Gopal Baruah and Mina Baruah. 

Putu Das has been interrogated by police and is likely to be arrested today.

Meanwhile, police arrested Akash Choudhury, the caretaker of the elderly couple and he is under interrogation.

Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma also visited the residence of the deceased elderly couple and interacted with the family members  on Wednesday. He assured the guilty will be given strict punishment and the case will be resolved soon.

On October 26, Akash Choudhury, the caretaker of the elderly couple, was arrested.  His wife was  also detained in suspect of the murders of Noni Gopal Baruah and Mina Baruah. Besides, two other suspects Satyendra Singh and Paresh Choudhury were also detained for interrogation. Singh was present at the victims’ residence on Monday night.

On Wednesday Guwahati police also detained two more persons in the elderly-couple murder case. The detainees were identified as Buddhdeb alias Babul and Joon Saikia. Currently both of them are being interrogated at Dispur police station.