Delhi police confirm husband behind gruesome murder of wife before her child; heres more
Delhi police have finally made the breakthrough in the case of woman shot before her toddler. The man has been implicated for the wife’s murder with reason being cited was that he wanted to join in with ex-wife. The case had caused a sensation in national capital as wife had been killed while her husband and son escaped unhurt.
Although earlier it was reported that the woman identified as Priya Mehra succumbed to bullet injuries on Tuesday night when she was travelling in a car along with her husband Pankaj and son.
Pankaj had told the police that they were accosted by bike-borne assailants who overtook their car and later rained bullets on them with an intention of murdering Pankaj.
However, on Thursday Pankaj admitted before the police that he killed his wife. During interrogation, Pankaj confessed that he shot his wife and later cooked up the story of assailants attacking them.
Police said that Priya was Pankaj’s second wife and that their son was sleeping in the car when he shot her. The police are yet to recover the firearm used to kill Priya.
According to sources from the police, Pankaj wanted to reconnect with his first wife and hence he carried out the crime. Pankaj also wanted to implicate those whom he owed money in the murder case.