Delhi man bludgeons wife to death, drives to Mussoorie to dispose body; 5 arrested
The man disposed his wife’s body and returned to Delhi and started leading a normal life. Read on to know what happened after that.
In a shocking incident that came to light on Saturday, a Delhi man killed his wife and drove the body to Mussoorie before dumping it in a gorge at the hill station.
The 36-year-old man, identified as Lalit Jain, has been arrested along with the victim’s brother-in-law, sister-in-law, father-in law and another relative for being passive participants in the murder.
The cinematic plot unfolded when Lalit, the prime accused in the murder of his wife Silky Jain, 36, filed a missing person’s complaint at the Rani Bagh Police Station of Delhi on December 11.
Lalit, who kept the murder of Silky a secret for eight days, told the police that his wife had been missing for the past few days.
Here’s what the police found
However, when the cops started investigating the case, they discovered that Lalit was behind this wife’s death.
During interrogation, Lalit, a “freelance property dealer”, confessed to having strangled Silky and then bludgeoned her to death with a hammer in their residence in north Delhi’s Rani Bagh.
According to a Hindustan Times report, the police said that the couple who has been married for seven years would often get into heated arguments.
“The couple fought often. Lalit blamed Silky for compelling him to live away from his father. Silky blamed him for giving more importance to his family instead of her parents,” said Aslam Khan, DCP of northwest Delhi.
On December 3, the duo got into another argument which soon took a violent turn.
“Lalit attacked and strangulated Silky, leaving her half dead. He then called his brother and two other relatives to his home before using a hammer to bludgeon her to death,” said the DCP, while adding that Lalit’s kin helped him pack the dead body in a sack, loaded it in his car and drove it to the hilly area to dispose it in the Hathipaon-Mussoorie route.
“They then rolled down the body down a gorge near the hill station,” Khan explained.
Lalit came back to Delhi and kept the murder a secret.
In fact, even when Silky’s parents called her up, Lalit told her that she was busy.
A few days later he informed the cops about Silky’s disappearance, the police came across the shocking events.
“When we spoke to Silky’s parents, they said they were unaware of her disappearance. They immediately named Lalit as a suspect. When we interrogated him, he initially tried to mislead us. On sustained interrogation he broke down and finally confessed,” said the DCP while adding that the Jains also told them the spot where they had disposed Silky’s body.
Meanwhile, Silky’s body has been recovered with the help of the Uttarakhand Police and the Indo-Tibetan Border Police force personnel.
Murder in Mussoorie: Man kills wife, dumps body in valley
The man had lodged a missing complaint with the police but was subsequently arrested, along with his family.
New Delhi: A man and his family members have been arrested in New Delhi for allegedly killing his wife and then dumping her body in Uttarakhand’s Mussoorie, the police said on Friday.
The man had lodged a missing complaint with the police but was subsequently arrested after the woman’s parents expressed suspicion about him, they said.
The incident was reported from northwest Delhi’s Rani Bagh. Silky Arora’s husband Lalit killed her earlier in December, police said.
Lalit was allegedly helped by his brother and his wife, her brother and his father. They took her body and threw it in a valley in Mussoorie, they said.
On December 11, Lalit approached police and alleged that his wife had gone missing. Police contacted the woman’s family who expressed suspicion that their son-in-law might have something to do with her disappearance.
Lalit was then questioned and subsequently confessed to killing his wife and dumping her body, the police said.
The couple had regular fights and Lalit was upset over it. Five persons, including Lalit and his sister-in-law, were arrested, they said.
The body was on Friday recovered from Mussoorie with the help of Indian-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and local police, the police said.
Delhi man bludgeons wife to death, drives to Mussoorie to dump body in gorge
Lalit Jain and his family were arrested on Thursday.
DELHI Updated: Dec 16, 2017
A 36-year-old man was among those arrested for allegedly bludgeoning a woman to death with a hammer in north Delhi’s Rani Bagh, driving with the body to Mussoorie and dumping it in a gorge.
Lalit Jain, 36, managed to keep the murder of his wife Silky Jain, 36, a secret for eight days before registering a missing persons complaint, which exposed the crime, said Aslam Khan, DCP (northwest).
On Friday, Delhi Police sought the help of their counterparts in Uttarakhand as well as that from Indo-Tibetan Border Police force personnel to recover the woman Silky Jain’s body from a gorge on Hathipaon-Mussoorie route.
Apart fom the husband Lalit Jain, police have also arrested Lalit’s father, brother, sister-inlaw and his brother’s brother-inlaw for being passive participants in Silky’s murder.
Lalit and Silky were married for seven years and lived in Rani Bagh. Lalit is a “freelance property dealer” and the couple had no children.
“The couple fought often. Lalit blamed Silky for compelling him to live away from his father. Silky blamed him for giving more importance to his family instead of her parents,” said Khan.
One such quarrel on the night of December 3 turned violent and might have triggered the murder.
“Lalit attacked and strangulated Silky, leaving her half dead. He then called his brother and two other relatives to his home before using a hammer to bludgeon her to death,” said the DCP.
The same night, the four of them packed Silky’s body in a sack, loaded it in Lalit’s car and drove it to Mussoorie, the DCP said. “They then rolled down the body down a gorge near the hill station,” Khan added.
Lalit then returned home and continued with his normal life, even using his wife’s mobile phone. “Silky was not in the habit of speaking to her parents daily. When her parents called on her number once in between, Lalit told them that she was busy,” said the DCP.
On Monday, Lalit visited the Rani Bagh police station and registered a missing persons complaint.
In his complaint, he claimed that his wife had left the house on Monday but not returned home.
“When we spoke to Silky’s parents, they said they were unaware of her disappearance. They immediately named Lalit as a suspect. When we interrogated him, he initially tried to mislead us. On sustained interrogation he broke down and finally confessed,” said the DCP.
Once Lalit and his family’s role in the crime was ascertained, they were arrested on Thursday, said the DCP. “A police team took them to Mussoorie where they pointed out the location. It took a lot of work to recover the body,” said the DCP.