A 19-year old for allegedly killed four members of his family and buried them in a godown in his residential compound in West Bengal's Malda district.
The West Bengal Police on Saturday arrested the accused Ashif Mohammad, a resident of Gurutola village in Malda's Kaliachak block.
Mohammad allegedly drugged his family members with sleeping pills and sank them after they fell unconscious. On February 18, the accused mixed sleeping pills in fruit juice and later tied up the four victims with tape. He later brought them to the godown and drowned them in an artificial pond that he prepared earlier. He allegedly killed his mother, father, sister and grandmother.
The incident came to light on Friday after Ashif's elder brother Arif informed the Kaliachak police.
Following Arif's complaint, the police reached the spot on Saturday morning and dug out the bodies in the presence of a magistrate. During the succeeding search operation, the police seized a laptop, mobile phones, sim cards, CCTV cameras and other devices.
An investigation is underway. According to local villagers, Ashif had a small business and sometimes engaged himself as a driver.