Delhi: Bodies of 11 members of a family found hanging in Burari

Delhi: Bodies of 11 members of a family found hanging in Burari

The family owned a grocery and plywood store, says ANI citing sources.

The bodies were blind-folded and gagged, and were found hanging from the ceiling of the house opposite Guru Govind Singh Hospital.

"We don't know the reason yet, our team is at the spot and investigating this", said a police official posted in the area, who did not give further details. They were all members of the same family.

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The police investigation is underway and officers are scanning the CCTV footage to find the reason of the crime.

Police said the victims included four men, three women and four girls. Today, after seeing that the shop was not open even at 7.30 am, one of the neighbours went to their house.

Their bodies were hanging from an iron grill ceiling, broadcaster NDTV reported. No suicide note has been found, Mr Kumar said. He alerted the other neighbours and informed the police. The police are looking to ascertain if it is a case of mass suicide or the bodies were hanged after being killed.

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