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Woman, boyfriend arrested for brother-in-law`s murder

Last Updated: Monday, May 31, 2010 - 19:10

New Delhi: A young married woman and her
boyfriend were arrested in east Delhi for in connection with
the murder of her brother-in-law who opposed her "love
affair", police said today.

Two persons, including a juvenile, who helped them in
the murder which took place in West Vinod Nagar on May 27 were
also apprehended. The arrested were identified as Usha
Srivastva (28), her boyfriend Imamudin (25) and Firoz (26).

"Usha is married and she had an affair with Imamudin. Her
brother-in-law Jagdish Yadav often scolded her about this and
always tried to stop Usha from meeting him. Usha then hatched
a conspiracy with Imamuddin to kill Yadav," police said.

Four men had barged into the residence of Yadav, an
electrician, on May 27 night and stabbed him to death. During
investigations, it came to notice that Yadav`s sister-in-law
was having affair with Imamudin for last few months.

"Surveillance was kept on the activities of Imamudin and
it was found that he had criminal background. His call details
were analysed, which also indicated his presence at the place
during the time of offence," police said.

He was interrogated and he confessed that he along with
his two associates murdered Yadav on the instigation of Usha,
police claimed. Usha also confessed to her involvement and
later Firoz and one juvenile were apprehended, police said.

"Few days ago, Usha told Imamudin that Yadav often
scolded her for having a relationship with a boy of different
community. Jagdish always tried to stop Usha from meeting her
with Imamuddin. Usha hatched a conspiracy with Imamudin to
kill Yadav. After this Usha kept on pressurising him to
eliminate Jagdish," police claimed.


First Published: Monday, May 31, 2010 - 19:10
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