Double murder: Businessman, wife found dead in Gr Noida flat

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Noida (UP), Nov 4 (PTI) A grocery shop owner and his wife were found murdered in their apartment in Greater Noida on Wednesday, said police.

The bodies of the couple, both in their fifties, were found in a pool of blood on their ninth-floor flat in Cherry County society, under Bisrakh police station area, they said.

Additional Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) Love Kumar said the deceased couple Vinay Gupta and Neha Gupta had moved to this flat a few months ago because they had a grocery store there.

A case has been lodged and investigations are underway to find out the killers, Kumar told reporters, adding the police suspected someone known to the couple behind the killing.

“The couple was found dead inside their ninth-floor apartment in the morning. Officials from the local police station, special operations group, forensic and surveillance departments are inspecting the site. Dog squads have also been pressed into service,” the officer said.

“Prima facie, it appears that someone known to the couple has killed them using some heavy object from within their house. It does not appear to be a case of a robbery attempt, as there is no sign of forced entry into the house, neither was any item found misplaced or scattered,” Kumar said. PTI KIS RAX RAX