Kolkata: Two persons were murdered in two separate incidents on Sunday and Monday.In another incident, a youth was found dead inside a house in Salt Lake on Sunday night.On Monday, a middle-aged woman identified as Ava Saha (56) was killed after she tried to stop a thief.To save himself, the thief murdered Saha by strangulation. But as some neighbours got alerted by Saha’s screams, the thief identified as Bapi was detained and beaten up. Later police recovered him and arrested. Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal lifeLocal sources informed that some thieves broke in to house number 4 on Gagan Sarkar Road in Beliaghata.Before entering, the thieves thought that there was no one in the house. But there assumption was incorrect as Saha, the tenant of the house, was present.Sensing that someone was walking inside the house, she tried to look around. When she came out of her room, she faced a thief.The thief pounced on her. Amidst a scuffle, Saha tried to warn her neighbours. As soon as she tried to scream, the theif strangled her to death. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Mercedes car in Kolkata, 2 pedestrians killedLater thieves took some valuable and tried to fled the scene. While trying to flee, a thief identified as Bapi was caught by the locals. Bapi was later handed over to police.In another incident, a body of a minor girl was found at Nalban II under Kolkata Leather Complex (KLC) Police Station jurisdiction. On Sunday evening, some locals informed police that a girl’s body could be seen inside the bush near Nalban II. Immediately, police arrived at the spot and recovered the body. Sources informed that while recovering the body, sleuths found a dupatta wrapped around her neck.Later police interrogated the locals to identify the body but failed. Sleuths assume that she might be from outside. She was murdered somewhere else and her body was dumped there. The homicide section of the Detective Department also visited the spot.On the other hand, a young engineer’s body identified as Gaurav Kumar Singh was found inside a locked house in Salt Lake. Singh used to live as a paying guest at DL-64. Since the last few days, he was not responding to the food delivery boy. On Sunday night, police was informed.Later police broke open the door and found Singh lying dead. His family members in Jharkhand has been informed.