Godman’s role ruled out, cops probe ‘shared psychosis’ in Burari deaths

In connection with the Delhi family deaths, the police have ruled out the involvement of any godman. The officials also questioned 20 relatives of the family and are likely to rope in a psychiatrist to assist in the probe.


The police recovered a third register with notes about ‘salvation’, ‘shunya’ and appeasing God’.



As per police, the relatives denied that the family indulged in ‘occult’.


A senior officer also spoke to doctors from VIMHANS yesterday who also opined that it was a case of “shared psychosis”, in which one person’s delusional beliefs are transmitted to others.

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