A case of fight and murder between husband and wife has come to light in Mumbai, the capital of Maharashtra. A man from Uttar Pradesh allegedly murdered his 22-year-old wife. The couple got married only four months ago in Kanjurmarg, Mumbai. The accused Rajesh Yadav, 24, who works as a tempo driver, has been arrested by Mumbai Police from Ghazipur, UP.
It is suspected that there was a fight between the husband and wife over some issue. After that he was murdered. The police have not yet found out the exact reason for the murder. According to the police, before marriage, the accused and the deceased wife had come in contact through Facebook. After this both of them became friends and then got married.
The dead body was tied, hands and legs were tied and wrapped in a bedsheet.
Giving more details about the case, police said that 24-year-old Rajesh Yadav allegedly strangulated his wife Deepa to death following a heated argument between them. Before locking the house and fleeing, the accused allegedly tied the hands and legs of the deceased and wrapped her body in a bedsheet.
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The incident happened last Sunday evening in his rented house. The murder case came to light when neighbors complained of foul smell coming from the house on Tuesday and informed the police.
Police entered by breaking the door of the room
After this, a police team from Kanjurmarg police station reached the spot. The door of the room was broken in the presence of the owner of the house. Police officers saw that Deepa's mutilated body was lying inside the room. The police took the body into custody and sent it to the hospital for post-mortem.
Mumbai Police reached Ghazipur on input received
Police said that during interrogation of the neighbors, information was received that there was a heated argument between the husband and wife. The accused husband went missing after the murder. A case of murder has been registered at Kanjurmarg police station. Police launched a search operation to nab the accused. Investigation of the incident was also started by Unit-7 of Mumbai Crime Branch. Based on technical input, police received information that the accused was going to his native place in Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh. After this, a team of crime branch reached there and caught the accused.