Five workers found dead in Patna iron factory

February 19th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS  

Patna, Feb 19 (IANS) Five workers were found dead in the premises of an iron factory in the Bihar capital Thursday, police said pointing out that all the bodies bore injury marks.
The bodies of the five workers of Magadh Iron factory were found in a room. “All the bodies bore deep injuries as if they were beaten to death,” a police official said.

The five victims had been on duty Wednesday night.

Family members and local residents suspect they were murdered in order to hide something about the factory authorities. “It is a clear case of murder,” alleged Malti Devi, the relative of a victim.

The owner and manager of the factory are absconding.

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