Rajinder Singh, alias Vicky, was arrested for allegedly murdering Gurdev Kaur Parmar, SP Jagmohan Singh told reporters here.
NRI Gurdev Kaur Parmar, wife of Piara Singh of village Baddon, was found dead on August 11, 2012 at her residence.
After receiving news of her death, her three sons, who had been living abroad, returned to their village on August 16, for performing her last rites.
After receiving the postmortem report of Gurdev Kaur Parmar in which it was established that she was strangled to death and marks of injuries were also found on her body, Mehtiana police registered a murder case last evening.
During special nakas laid at various places to check anti-social elements, police recovered a pair of gold ear rings of deceased Gurdev Kaur Parmar from one Rajinder Singh.
During interrogation, Rajinder Singh confessed to have murdered Gurdev Kaur and removed her gold ear rings.
Further interrogation of the accused was still on, Singh said.
Hoshiarpur: Police on Saturday claimed to have solved the murder case of an NRI woman with the arrest of one person, police said today.
First Published: Saturday, August 18, 2012, 17:59