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Retired govt official, wife found dead in their house in Patna; four held

Harender Prasad Singh and his second wife were found murdered late on Thursday in Dujra’s Buddha colony in Patna.

india Updated: Sep 07, 2018 11:46 IST
Patna crime,Parna,Bihar
Four people have been detained after the elderly couple were found dead in their Patna home. (AFP File Photo)

A retired commissioner of Irrigation Department and his wife has been found dead in their house in the Bihar capital. Four people have been detained, police said on Friday.

Harender Prasad Singh, 88, and his second wife Sapna Das Gupta, 70, were found murdered late on Thursday in Dujra’s Buddha colony in Patna.

Patna senior superintendent of police Manu Maharaj said an investigation is on. Those detained include a domestic help, a caretaker of their house, and a driver. They are being interrogated.

First Published: Sep 07, 2018 11:46 IST