Kolkata: Charred bodies of a Railway Protection Force (RPF) constable, his wife and eight-year-old son have been recovered by cops from their house at Baghasan village in East Burdwan’s Manteswar on Tuesday morning.
According to police sources, the constable was identified as Sudeb Chandra Dey, 39, his wife Rekha, 29 and their son Snehanshu, 8.
The constable’s 11-year-old daughter, who had called her uncle on Monday to seek help as the house was on fire, has survived but is admitted at Burdwan Medical College and Hospital with extensive burns.
Additional Superintendent of Police, Rural, Dhruba Das, visited the spot and spoke to Dey’s relatives and neighbours. The Inspector-in-Charge of Katwa RPF, Bibek Singh, said Dey had been working in Katwa for the last five years.