The Gautam Budh Nagar police on Tuesday arrested a 37-year-old man on fees of murdering his wife and throwing her body in a river below the Jewar police station jurisdiction.
The suspect, recognized as Shravan (goes by his first title), had submitted a lacking particular person criticism at the Jewar Police Station on Monday, saying his wife couldn’t be discovered. This he did in order to evade suspicion, stated police.
In line with Ashok Kumar, further deputy commissioner of police, Higher Noida, Shravan resided together with his wife in Chhatanga Khurd village in Jewar.
“On Monday, Shravan submitted the lacking particular person criticism saying Usha couldn’t be discovered. The identical day, the lady’s members of the family, who dwell in Aligarh, got here to the Jewar police station and accused Shravan of killing Usha and throwing her body in the Yamuna. On the foundation of their criticism, Shravan was taken into custody,” stated the ADCP, including that the suspect works as a every day wage labourer.
He additional stated after a radical investigation, the suspect admitted to killing his wife as he suspected her of getting an affair.
“The husband and wife had frequent quarrels. On the intervening night time of Sunday and Monday, the suspect choked her to dying. He put her body in a sack together with some bricks and threw the sack in the Yamuna, which is barely 200 metres from his village,” stated the officer.
On the foundation of proof, an FIR below Part 302 (homicide) of the Indian Penal Code was registered towards Shravan at the Jewar police station on Tuesday.
A workforce of Nationwide Catastrophe Response Pressure from Meerut have been referred to as to fish the body out of the river on Tuesday.
“On the instructions of the suspect, no less than 5 divers and personnel of NDRF have been deployed to fish the body out of the river. The river is in spate now and the level the suspect stated he threw the body could be very deep. We have now not but recovered the body and efforts are on to seek out it,” stated Kumar.