Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh): A 40-year-old woman and her daughter's bodies were exhumed from bushes near a water canal in Mahgwan village, Jabalpur on Tuesday.
According to information, the bodies were identified as mother Babli Jharia (40) and her daughter Nisha Jharia (15) resident of Mahgwan village under Barela police station area.
According to the Barela police, Babli and her daughter were missing from September 27 and their phone became unreachable after 9pm on the same date. After that Babli’s father, Chandrakant Jharia lodged a missing complaint of his daughter and his granddaughter.
The police registered a case and started searching for them.
On Tuesday, the police came to know about the bodies buried in the bushes on the banks of a canal in the Mahgwan area of the city. Acting on the information, the police reached the spot, exhumed the bodies with the help of the FSL team and sent them for the post mortem.
Meanwhile, Jabalpur Superintendent of Police Siddharth Bahuguna said that Babli’s sister-in-law Malti had an affair with Sanjay Shripal, a resident of the same village. Babli and her daughter knew about them and also spotted them together.
Malti and her lover Sanjay hatched a conspiracy and hired criminal Deva Thakur, Raja Kol to kill them, he added.
Sanjay has confessed the crime that he had hired Deva and Raja and given 50 thousand each in advance.
The police have arrested all the accused and investigation is going on, he added.
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