The Crime Branch of Delhi Police has arrested a woman, along her son, for allegedly killing her husband, chopping off his body and dumping the parts in a drain and Ramlila ground in East Delhi's Pandav Nagar area.
The woman, police said, suspected her husband of having an extramarital affair. After the murder, the mother-son duo allegedly chopped up the body into 22 pieces, stored them in the fridge, and disposed them off across several east Delhi neighbourhoods.
The accused have been identified as Poonam and her son Deepak. Sources said that after chopping the deceased Anjan Das's body, the duo had stored the body parts in their fridge and started gradually disposed them of.
According to police, Poonam had alleged that her husband had illicit relations and was also eyeing Deepaka's wife.
"Police had recovered some CCTV footage during investigation and after investigation into the case for six months, they managed to arrest Poonam and Deepak in connection with the murder," said a senior police official. Further details are awaited.
Few days ago in the national Capital, Aaftab Amin Poonawalla was arrested on November 12 for chopping his live-in partner Shraddha Walkar into pieces and later threw her body parts across various places over a period of 18 days.