Woman’s body fished out from pond

Midnapore (WB): A 50-year old woman was beaten to death, allegedly by her in-laws, at Pingla in West Midnapore, a senior police officer said today.

Four people – identified as Mangal Hansda, Haripada Hansda, Gurupada Hasnda and Sumi Hansda – were arrested in connection with the recovery of body of Rani Hansda, whose body was found from a pond near the in-laws’ residence today.

Police said it was suspected Rani (50) was beaten up following a quarrel by the accused and her body dumped in the nearby waterbody.