The victim was on her way back from school in neighbouring Kinhi village, when the unidentified accused who was hiding at the spot attacked her with an axe
Accused Mangal (35) have been booked for murder and arrested after the body was recovered and a complaint was filed by the woman's brother.
The incident occurred in Raigarhc city's Rambhatha area on Tuesday afternoon where a 15-year-old boy was stabbed to death following an argument regarding a suspected love affair.
Police launched a manhunt to nab the culprit while efforts were on to unlock the girl’s mobile phone for possible clues.
28-year-old Arundhati, the wife of an alumnus of Tata Institute of Social Sciences Narendra Verma, was murdered by her in-laws following an altercation. Vijay Dhull, the Superintendent of Police (SP) of Lakhimpur Kheri, speaks to Outlook about the matter,
The accused had initially told police that the girl died after she fell accidentally. But autopsy reports pointed toward foul play.
The incident occurred in Dabha area here in Maharashtra on Saturday night.
Two police officers were also suspended, including one for making the CCTV footage of the incident public.
The UP Women’s Commission has asked the Lakhimpur Kheri SP to respond to TISS alumni Narendra Verma’s complaint against his parents by August 31.
Maniram Boga was wanted in 13 cases of murder and 21 cases of police-Naxal encounters, among others, and was carrying a prize reward of Rs 6 lakh
TISS alumnus Narendra Verma, 31 says his parents hated his wife Arundhati Verma ever since he married her in May 2013 when she was his girlfriend.
The two accused were Inspector Ajay Desai of Vadodara rural police and his associate Kiritsinh Jadeja, Congress leader who unsuccessfully fought 2020 Assembly by-polls in Karjan.
The girl’s uncles allegedly threw her body from Patnawa Bridge but it remained hanging with a hook of its railing.
According to officials, the accused has been identified as Jayesh Mahalim, a resident of Navi Mumbai.
The body was found near the gate of a residential colony in Phase 2 police station area.
The police said the couple allegedly committed the heinous crime after the woman sought repayment of Rs 1.5 lakh they had borrowed from her.
The police also recovered some of the robbed ornaments and other items worth Rs 33 lakh from the accused
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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
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