KOLKATA: More skeletons emerged from the closet as East Medinipur police along with Kolkata Police arrested three more persons in connection with the ‘human sacrifice’ that took place in a village in the southern district of the state on October 14.
The beheaded woman was identified as 31-year-old Parvati Sarkar by her husband Sanjiv Sarkar and mother Bani Sardar in Midnapore morgue on Thursday. She was said to know murderer Rampada Manna ‘very well’. Those arrested by the police and taken to Tamluk are also relatives of deceased Parvati. Interrogations revealed that Rampada was a barber in the locality in Kolkata where Parvati used to live with her husband and two teenaged children.
Parvati often used to seek religious assistance after which she started building trust on him, sources said. “Earlier claims of Ramapad of meeting the victim in Mecheda station was all made up,” a police source told Express. Meanwhile, police is looking into the adultery angle behind the ‘human sacrifice’ murder.