Man arrested for killing wife on suspicion of her having extramarital affair

New Delhi: A 40-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly strangulating his wife to death after he suspected her of talking to other men, police said Saturday. The accused has been identified as Sanjay Kumar, a native of Etah district in Uttar Pradesh, they said.

In January, police received information regarding a partially decomposed body of a woman aged around 40 years lying in the forest area in Lajpat Nagar. Parts of the body was eaten by animals, a senior police officer said.

On February 2, a 15-year-old boy reported that his mother Geeta Devi was missing for the past three weeks. On being shown photos of the body the boy identified it to be that of his mother, police added.

Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (southeast) Ghanshyam Bansal said the boy revealed that his mother used to work as domestic help on part-time basis and his stepfather was a rickshaw-puller.He further disclosed that his parents used to fight often and his stepfather is also missing since January 13, Biswal said.

During investigation, it was revealed that Sanjay was last seen with his wife on January 13. He was nabbed near Garhi Mor when he came to take his son on Friday, the DCP said. During interrogation, accused disclosed that he met Geeta Devi in 2008. She was married but had left her husband and was living separately with her son. Thereafter, both Sanjay and Geeta got married and they had a son from this marriage, Biswal said.

Sanjay disclosed that he had an apprehension that his wife was friends with other men and they used to fight often. Angered over this issue, he strangulated her in a forest area in Lajpat Nagar and had then fled to Aligarh, police said

14-yr-old boy stabbed to death by three juveniles over friendship with girl

New Delhi,: A 14-year-old boy was stabbed to death allegedly by three juveniles in central Delhi over his friendship with the girlfriend of one of the accused, police said Saturday.The three accused have been apprehended, they said.

When the boy was standing near his house on Friday night, four boys called him to discuss some matter. However, the discussion led to a quarrel following which they allegedly stabbed him multiple times, a police official said.

As the victim screamed for help, the accused fled from the spot. He was rushed to a nearby hospital by his mother where he succumbed to his injuries, a senior police officer said.

During interrogation, the juveniles told police that the girlfriend of one of them became friends with victim. Few weeks ago, the boy was asked not to speak to the girl but he continued to do so, the officer said.

Enraged over this, the accused hatched a conspiracy with his three friends and killed the boy, he said, adding police are still trying to trace another accused involved in the incident.

Man shot dead in Delhi, police feel personal enmity may be the cause

New Delhi: A 23-year-old man was shot dead allegedly by unidentified people in outer Delhi's Bawana on Saturday morning, police said.

The deceased has been identified as Karan Dabas, a resident of Sultanpur Dabas, they said.The victim was supervising the work of a few labourers in his agricultural field when some men arrived in an SUV and shot at him at least five times, a senior police officer said.

The labourers informed the victim's family who then rushed him to a nearby hospital where he was declared brought dead, he said.A case was registered and an investigation was taken up, the officer said, adding personal enmity may be behind the incident.The body is at Sanjay Gandhi hospital for post-mortem and further investigation is underway, police said.

Boy on way to school killed by van in Delhi

New Delhi: A 11-year-old boy on his way to school was killed after being hit allegedly by a speeding school van in west Delhi's Janakpuri area, police said Saturday.The incident took place at around 7.45 am on Friday. The victim studied in a civic body-run primary school, they added.

The boy was on his way to school when he was hit by the speeding school van near Pankha Road. The driver fled with the van from the spot, a senior police officer said. A case was registered and an investigation was taken up, he said. With the help of CCTV footage, the vehicle number was identified and the accused driver was arrested on Saturday, the officer said. The offending vehicle has also been seized, he said.

The accused driver was identified as Anmol Dubey, (29), a resident of Rajapuri in the Dabri area, the police said.

Man dies under mysterious circumstances , family alleging police brutality

New Delhi: A 45-year-old food vendor died under mysterious circumstances in outer Delhi's Mangolpuri area with his family alleging that he was thrashed by cops, a charge denied by the police, officials said Saturday.

To ensure a fair probe, a magisterial enquiry has been initiated into the matter, Seju Kuruvilla, Deputy Commissioner of Police (outer), said. Local AAP MLA and deputy speaker in Delhi Assemblly Rakhi Bidlan reached the police station and sought a fair and speedy investigation into the matter, they said.

The deceased, identified as Virender, a food vendor, lived with his family in the Mangolpuri area, police said. On Friday at around 12.30 pm, Virender, along with his family, approached the Rajpark police station to resolve some issue between his son and his girlfriend. The families of both the parties were at the station, a senior police officer said.

On Saturday, Virender's wife alleged that he was thrashed by police officials inside the station which led to his death.However, police said he died at his residence Friday night. The exact cause of the death will be ascertained after the post-mortem report is available, the officer said. On the basis of the report, the magistrate will decide on the further course of action, he added.

25-yr-old Indian Engineering Services officer commits suicide

New Delhi: A 25-year-old Indian Engineering Services (IES) officer on Saturday allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself in his room in southwest Delhi's Munirka area, police said.

The deceased has been identified as Pranav Tiwari, a native of Rewa district in Madhya Pradesh, they added. Tiwari was living with his three batchmates -- Dheeraj Pandey, Devender Patel and Vivek -- in Munirka, police said.

On Saturday evening, Pandey and Patel had gone to Saket Mall and Vivek had left for his native place. Pranav was alone at the flat, a senior police officer said. When Pandey and Patel returned at around 9 pm, they found the door locked from inside.

They arranged a ladder and with the help of neighbours climbed up the backside balcony and saw Tiwari hanging from the ceiling, the officer said.

He was taken down and rushed to the Fortis Hospital where he was declared brought dead. No external injury was found on the body, police said. As per his batchmates, he was suffering from depression, they said, adding the investigation is underway.

(PTI)

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