NEW DELHI, July 1: Police have found 11 bodies of a same family in Burari village, New Delhi in mysterious circumstances.
According to Delhi Police, 10 of the bodies blindfolded and hanging from the roof and one was lying on the floor. Four were men and seven were women including three teenagers.
Most of the victims had lived in one home in the Burari village, northern part of the Indian capital, reported AP. The bodies have been sent to autopsy.
Police have started investigation whether they committed suicide or were killed, according to police officer Vineet Kumar, as reported by AP.
According to police, there were no bullet marks on the bodies, neither was there no sign of forced entry into the house.
Ten bodies, blindfolded by cotton and pieces of cloth, were found hanging from an iron grill used as a ventilator in the courtyard while the body of a 70-year-old woman was lying on the floor of the house, police said.
According to Hindustan Times, the family was living in the house for more than two decades. The house belongs to a businessman who ran a plywood shop and dairy, it said.
The Times further reported that a neighbor, with whom the businessman used to go for morning walks, discovered the body at around 8 am on Sunday. It said, he went to see him and found the door open and the 10 people, including the businessman, were hanging. He then informed the police about the incident.