Mysterious death of young woman turns into murder, police arrests victim’s husband


Straight Line News Network

Rajouri, Feb 03: The Jammu and Kashmir police in Rajouri district have booked and arrested a man for murder of his wife who died under mysterious conditions on 16 Nov, 2020 after which inquest proceedings of the incident were taken up in Sunderbani police station.

On 16 November, 2020, an information was received regarding mysterious death of Rupakshi Sharma wife of Shanker Sharma resident of ward 4 of Sunderbani town.

Taking cognizance of the incident, police started inquest proceedings under 174 CrPC and post mortem of body was conducted in Sunderbani through board of doctors and spot evidences were also collected.

SSP Rajouri Chandan Kohli said that a special investigation team headed by Sub Divisional Police Officer Nowshera Zakir Shaheen Mirza and Station House Officer Sunderbani Sanjeev Slathia under the supervision of Additional SP Nowshera, Girdhari Lal Sharma was constituted and investigation of the case was carried out in professional manner taking into note all the statements, evidences, circumstances and legal aspects.

” The needle of suspicion turned towards victim’s husband namely Shanker Sharma who was also detained while medical report and post mortem report established death of woman due to strangulation after which victim’s husband has been booked and arrested in case of murder of his own wife.” said SSP.

He added that a FIR 10/2021 under sections 302 IPC have been registered in Sunderbani police station and the accused stands arrested.


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