The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, July 2
The Government Railway Police have arrested a woman and her paramour for allegedly stoning the former’s 49-year-old husband to death and dumping the body near the railway tracks here on June 29.
The victim’s minor nephew, also allegedly involved in the crime, has been sent to a juvenile home by a court. The deceased, identified as Shahdev, a native of Chandpur, UP, was employed as a factory worker in Dera Bassi and currently residing in Saidpur. On the statement of the deceased’s younger brother, the police arrested wife Mamta Devi and her paramour Harpreet Singh, 22, alias Happy, and booked them under Sections 302, 201, 34 of the IPC. Mamta and Harpreet were produced in court today and remanded in police custody for three days. Cops said the couple used to have frequent fights and the deceased allegedly used to beat her up after consuming alcohol.