‘He kept her body in a shop for 5 days, before throwing it in River Sindh’
Ganderbal, July 23: Police have arrested a man for the murder of his wife whose body was retrieved from river Sindh near Najwan Kangan area in Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on July 15.
Police said that a team headed by SDPO Kangan and SHO Kangan was constituted by SSP Ganderbal Khalil Ahmed Poswal (JKPS) for speedy investigation.
“During the course of investigation, the team arrested the accused Abdul Majeed Khan (husband of the deceased lady) who confessed that he was suspecting infidelity from his wife of having multiple love affairs and she wanted to go back to his maternal home in West Bengal,” a police officer told GNS. “This led to heated arguments between the couple and the husband strangulated her to death.”
The accused, the officer said, also disclosed that he kept her body in his shop for 5 days.
“Later with the assistance of his brother Nissar Ahmad Khan threw the body in River Sindh from Akhal Bridge,” he said, adding, “On his confession and instance, rope used for strangulation, clothes of the victim, blood stained cardboard and hair were recovered with the assistance from FSL unit. Further investigation into the matter is going on.”