Kolkata: A spurned gay relationship ended in the murder of a 6-year-old son of one of the partners who owned a leather bag factory.
The incident is reported from Bhangor’s Kashipur where a six-year-old boy was smothered to death on Monday night by one of the partner’s also a worker in the same factory.
The 25-year-old culprit confessed about murdering the child and later dumping the body near the factory.
According to the sources, the factory owner employed youths like Safiul Mollah to work in his factory.
reportedly said he had a relationship with the child’s father and murdered the child in a fit of rage after he was spurned.
It was when the child’s mother and factory owner’s wife learned about the relationship the two partners broke up which infuriated Safiul.
Since the child’s father deliberately avoided Safiul, he took this step.
According to Additional police superintendent (Baruipur) Indrajit Basu, “The accused, initially, had been denying any involvement in the case. He, however, broke down later and narrated his involvement. He confessed he had strangulated the child and dumped the body. He then returned to work in the factory.”
It was after the police learned about the Safiul’s relationship with the child’s father they questioned him.
Police said the child’s body has been sent for post mortem. A murder case has been imitated against Safiul.
The child’s father and also the factory owner will also be questioned over his relationship with Safiul said the police.