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Kanpur: Husband confesses to masterminding wife`s murder

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 12:46

Zee Media Bureau

Kanpur: In a shocking revelation, the husband of a woman, who was allegedly kidnapped by a gang of bikers on Sunday night and later found murdered, has confessed to masterminding the crime with the help of his driver.

The investigation officers had on Tuesday detained Piyush Shyam Dashani for interrogation. Later in the day, a lady friend of Piyush was also detained for interrogation. Piyush was subsequently arrested.
According to reports, Piyush, a franchise dealer of a popular biscuit company, exchanged more than 100 SMSes with the lady on the day of the incident.

A report had yesterday said a CCTV footage showed Piyush wearing a different outfit in the restaurant when he was dining with his wife Jyoti and at the time of lodging a report with police.

Police had also found inconsistencies in Piyush’s statement, raising their suspicion.

It also emerged that Piyush had called police an hour after the incident took place.

Police had on Monday recovered the body of Jyoti.
As per the story narrated by Piyush, Jyoti was kidnapped by a gang of bikers late on Sunday night when they were enroute to their residence after dining at a restaurant.

He added that the bikers stopped the car midway after which they dragged and threw him outside the car and took away the lady with them.

First Published: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 09:40
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