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Punjab: Cops arrest 2 murder accused in 24 hours of crime | Chandigarh News


MOHALI: Police arrested two persons accused of the murder of a 31-year-old woman in Mullanpur area of Mohali district within a day of the crime. The deceased, identified as Anju, had six children. She was married to a man named Bakal and was previously married to Bakal’s elder brother, who is no more, police said. The victim’s body was discovered by Bakal on Wednesday. She was allegedly killed by her father-in-law and her minor stepson, both of whom fled after committing the crime but were caught.
SHO, Mullanpur, sub-inspector Satinder Singh said, “Rajinder Singh has been produced in a local court on Thursday and is under police remand for four days whereas the minor stepson has been produced in juvenile court and has been sent to juvenile custody. We are investigating the matter. Postmortem of the deceased was conducted at the Civil Hospital, Kharar and her body has been handed over to the family.”
On Wednesday morning, Anju was attacked by the two accused, whose relationship with her was strained. Police said Rajinder Singh used to claim that Anju had damaged Bakal’s kidney and that his elder son, who was her first husband, died because of her. A case has been registered under sections 302, 34 and 506 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) at Mullanpur police station.





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