Man held for murder of sister-in-law

Last Updated: Sunday, May 11, 2014 - 00:02

New Delhi: A man, who murdered his sister-in-law for having illicit relationship with his elder brother, has been arrested, Delhi police said today.

32-year-old Mohammad Khursheed had stabbed to death his sister-in-law Afsana Khatoon in Madhubani area of Bihar on April 25 and escaped to Nepal.

He was arrested yesterday when he returned from Nepal when he came to Delhi to meet his wife and children, Crime Branch of Delhi Police said.
Afsana developed illicit relationship with Khursheed`s elder brother Mohammad Hakim after the death of her husband and Khursheed`s younger brother Mohammad Nazir. She was pressurising Hakim to divorce his wife and disown his sons and marry her. When Khursheed came to know about this, he hatched a plan to murder her, a senior police officer said.
Khursheed used to stay with his family in Inder Puri area of Delhi and was arrested from near bus shelter of Samai Purl Badli, the officer said.

PTI

First Published: Sunday, May 11, 2014 - 00:02

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