With the arrest of accused Sunny resident of Pahar Ganj, aged 31 years, the staff of Police Station : Pahar Ganj has solved a blind mystery of murder of a lady registered vide FIR No. 240/20 dated 24.09.20 under section 302 IPC PS Pahar Ganj within a few hours of its reporting.
On 24/09/2020, a PCR call vide DD No. 14-A regarding murder of a lady was received at Police Station Pahar Ganj. On reaching on the spot, officials found one lady aged about 29 yrs laying down on the floor in unconscious state having ligature mark over her neck. SHO/Pahar Ganj immediately called to ambulance and sent her in Lady Harding Hospital where doctor declared her brought dead.
Team, Operation and interrogation :
To work out this case a dedicated team comprising under the leadership and supervision of Inspector/SHO/Pahar Ganj Sunil kumar Chouhan, SI Gopal I/C PP Sangatrashan, SI Harpal, ASI Devender, Ct. Mukul and Ct. Manish and under the overall supervision of ACP/Pahar Ganj Sh. Om Prakash Lekhwal was constituted.
After the inspection of crime spot by the SHO/Pahar Ganj, it was observed that only a familiar person could have reached her house. It was learnt that deceased lady’s son and daughter were with her in-laws in the night.
It was also observed that husband of deceased was missing post midnight. Photo of deceased’s husband was collected from her house and team worked on to trace the culprit.
In the bid to flee away from the area, accused Sunny disguised himself under face mask and tried to flee in his e-Rickshaw. The dedicated team started stopping e-Rickshaw drivers in the vicinity and tried to indentify the suspect through the available photograph. Meanwhile, SI Gopal saw a person who turned his e-Rickshaw and tried to escape from the spot where team was checking the vehicle but alert staff apprehended the suspect.
On a through interrogation, suspect confessed to have strangulated his wife with her chunni after having a heated altercation over the issue of his extra martial relation.