In shocking condition, eleven members of a family including seven women were found dead inside a home in north Delhi's Burai area on Sunday morning. Some of the bodies were found hanging from an iron grill ceiling; others were lying on the floor blindfolded with their hands and legs tied up. The police suspect that they committed suicide.
Seven of the victims are women, including a 75-year-old, while four victims are men. Two of them could be minors, an officer said.
Bodies of 11 members of a family found in a house in Delhi's Burari: 10 bodies were found blindfolded and hanging from a railing in the house and one body was found lying on the floor. The family owned a grocery shop, says Sources.
Bodies of 7 women and 4 men including three teenagers have been found. We are investigating from all possible angles, we are not ruling out anything: Joint CP Delhi, on bodies of 11 people found at a house in Delhi's Burari pic.twitter.com/apdRPL5w8r— ANI (@ANI) July 1, 2018
The family reportedly ran a grocery shop and plywood business out of their double-storey home in Burari's Sant Nagar. Every morning, their shop would open by 6, but when it didn't till 7.30 today, a neighbour went to check on the family and was shocked to find most of them hanging from the grill ceiling, reported NDTV.
He informed the police, who rushed to the spot and cordoned the area. They are currently scanning the CCTV footage from the area.