LUCKNOW A infamous legal, who lured a 22-year-old poor girl into a relationship promising to marry her, allegedly slit her throat after calling her to his place in Sultanpur late on Monday night time and pushed her into a canal believing her to be lifeless. The sufferer was rescued by locals who noticed her within the canal. She was present process therapy at an area hospital, stated police on Tuesday.
The accused was married and a father of two youngsters. He took this step as the lady had determined to finish her relationship with him after her marriage was fastened with one other individual, stated officers.
“The police launched a hunt for the accused after the lady confirmed his id as Gash-u-Zama Khan, 32, and arrested him alongside together with his elder brother Afroz Khan, 34, who was privy to his nefarious plan. The duo was shot at in a police encounter early on Tuesday morning,” stated Prashant Kumar, particular DG (legislation and order).
The duo was booked beneath sections 307 (try to homicide) and 34 (being a part of conspiracy with frequent intention) of the IPC. Sections of sexual harassment and different expenses may very well be added to the FIR after the woman’s assertion is recorded, stated Somen Barma, SP (Sultanpur).
The brothers had previous legal information and had been accused in a homicide case in Sultanpur in 2008. Zama and his brother had seven and 4 legal circumstances, respectively towards them, he added. The 2 brothers had been at present out on bail within the 2008 case.
Barma stated the lady grew to become conversant in Gash-u-Zama as she was a neighbour of his maternal grandparents’ household staying in Baldi Rai and was in a relationship with him for a while. The accused had been dwelling in Mumbai for the previous few years whereas the lady was in Delhi for the previous six months for employment, however they had been in fixed contact with one another over cellphone, he added.
The accused confessed that he referred to as the lady to Sultanpur when he returned from Mumbai for a courtroom listening to in a case pending towards him and had deliberate to return on Tuesday. Zaman referred to as the lady to fulfill him one final time after she instructed him that she was getting married to anyone else, stated the SP.
The accused and the lady stayed collectively for all the day, after which he took her alongside to Harura canal close to his home in Dhanpatganj.
“The accused went near the lady pretending to hug her and slit her throat with a knife and pushed her into the canal,” the SP.