Saturday, Dec 02, 2023 | Last Update : 08:49 AM IST

  India   Crime  05 Feb 2017  Bhopal killer murdered parents too

Bhopal killer murdered parents too

Published : Feb 5, 2017, 4:57 am IST
Updated : Feb 5, 2017, 5:09 am IST

Udayan confessed that he had killed his father and mother in Raipur in 2012.

Udayan Das and Akansha Sharma
 Udayan Das and Akansha Sharma

Bhopal: More skeletons are tumbling out of the closet of the Bhopal-based youth who had “entombed” his live-in partner in his house after strangling her to death probably in July-August last year.

Thirty two-year-old Udayan Das, arrested on Thursday on charges of killing Akansha Sharma (28), on Friday has told investigators that he had also murdered his parents and buried their bodies in the lawn of their house in Raipur in Chhattisgarh nearly five years ago.

“During interrogation, Udayan confessed that he had killed his father and mother in Raipur in 2012. He is being taken to Raipur for further investigation,” Bhopal (south) SP Siddharth Bahuguna told reporters here. The police is yet to establish motive behind his killings.

In a related development, Raipur range inspector-general of police Pradeep Gupta said that the accused mother Indrani Das, who was working in police department in Chhattisgarh, had retired long ago and had settled down in Raipur along with her husband P.K. Das and son Udayan.

Preliminary investigation by Raipur police has revealed that Udayan’s parents had disappeared suddenly long ago. But Udayan used to tell the neighbours that they died in hospital.

Udayan later sold of the parental house in Raipur by faking death certificate of his mother, the owner, in 2013 and moved to Bhopal.

He had opened more than 200 Facebook accounts and used to develop acquaintance with girls by identifying him as a NRI and high society person having contacts with big shots, including former US President Barak Obama and incumbent President Donald Trump. “He used to post morphed pictures showing him in their company in his FB accounts to befriend the girls,” the police said.

“We strongly suspect him a psychopath killer. He is compulsive liar and changing his statements frequently. He had earlier said he was a pass out of IIT, Delhi which proved to be false. He is a college dropout,” the police said. Udayan’s grisly crimes came to fore when the police dug out the marble “tomb” he had built in his house and recovered body of Akansha, daughter of a Bankura-based bank officer in West Bengal.

Tags: udayan das, murder, raipur
Location: India, Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal