UP Woman Allegedly Locked Inside Home By Son, Dies Of Hunger: Police

The body of the woman was found yesterday after neighbours complained of a foul smell coming out of the home in a Railway Colony in Shahjahanpur.

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UP Woman Allegedly Locked Inside Home By Son, Dies Of Hunger: Police

The woman's body has been sent for postmortem even as efforts are on to catch the son (REPRESENTATIONAL)


Shahjahanpur: 

An 80-year-old woman was found dead inside her home in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur. Police said that the woman is suspected to have died of hunger after she was allegedly locked up inside by her son.

The body of the woman was found yesterday after neighbours complained of a foul smell coming out of the home in a Railway Colony in Shahjahanpur. 

The dead woman's son Salil Chowdhury is a railway employee. He has not showed up since the body of his mother was found.

The station master of Shahjahanpur Railway Station said that Chowdhury, a ticket collector, was suspended twice for remaining absent from duty without approval. "He is absent from duty for the past two months," the station master said.

Police said that Chowdhury, a resident of Lucknow, was posted in Shahjahanpur in 2005.

The woman's body has been sent for postmortem even as efforts are on to catch Chowdhury, police said.



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