Bhayandar :  Unravelling the mystery behind recovery of the body of a woman constable under mysterious circumstances at her flat in Mira Road, police claimed that her husband had killed her.

Identified as Shalini Patel, the deceased was attached to the Bhayandar unit of the RPF and lived with her husband and two kids in Shanti Park area of Mira Road. Her body was found under suspicious circumstances on 10, December.

Autopsy reports and  testimony of 8-year-old son nailed the culprit

Finding no visible signs of assault or suicide, the police registered an accidental death in this context. However, based on the post-mortem reports and testimony of the couple’s eight-year-old son the police arrested Shalini’s husband Shiv Kumar (36) and booked him under section 302 of the IPC.

“Autopsy report revealed that the deceased had suffered haemorrhage due to internal injuries caused by assault. We have arrested the accused who works as a railway loader,” confirmed Senior PI Dhanaji Kshirsagar.

Investigations revealed that while the couple often quarrelled over property related issues, the deceased also suspected that her husband was involved in an extra marital affair with his sister-in-law.

On the fateful day heated exchange took a violent turn when Shivkumar mounted a violent assault on Shalini resulting in her death.

Suresh Golani

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