Human skulls, skeletons, bones seized by police

Police seized human skulls, skeletons, bones and a pistol from the Yogeswarpur burning ghat in Burdwan district, a senior police officer said.

Last Updated: Aug 02, 2013, 20:23 PM IST

Burdwan: Police seized human skulls, skeletons, bones and a pistol from the Yogeswarpur burning ghat in Burdwan district, a senior police officer said on Friday.

Superintendent of Police of Burdwan SMH Mirza said acting on a tip off police raided the burning ghat near Belerhat railway station and found human skulls, skeletons, bones and pistol from two drums in the area under the possession of Bijoy Chowdhury.

Bijoy Chowdhury and his father Ajit Chowdhury work for Mukta Biswas and Bala Biswas, the SP said adding raids are on to arrest Mukta and Bala as the duo used to clandestinely run a business of supplying human skulls and skeleton.

Police have started an investigation into the matter to find out more information about the matter, the SP added.

PTI