Beltola Double Murder: Caretaker Says Police Tortured Him To Confess

Akash Choudhury (caretaker), the prime accused in the double murder case in Guwahati’s Beltola, has claimed that the police had tortured him to confess the crime.

The accused was produced before the court of the Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) for a hearing.

Speaking to media in the court premises, on Monday, he said,” I swear on my child. I haven’t killed them. The police had tortured me to confess the crime. They tortured me to such an extent that I was unable to walk”.

The city police on October 29 had claimed that prime accused Choudhury confessed his crime in police custody. Joint Commissioner of Police, P.S. Mahanta commenting on the development in the case asserted that the investigation in the double murder case which made the headlines in the city has been completed.

He also said that they (police) have enough evidence against Choudhury.

” In the police custody, the accused has confessed his crime and we (police) have enough evidence against him. However, presently, it will be difficult for us to share any details regarding the motive of murder,” he said.

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