Quack, woman murdered cab driver
New Delhi: A quack and 30-year-old married woman were behind the kidnapping and murder of cab driver in Ghaziabad on January 29. Police claimed that they cut the body of the deceased in pieces and wrapped the body parts in three separate bundles.
The accused persons were identified as Farhat Ali and Seema Sharma alias Aseeman Khatoon. Two bags containing body parts of the deceased were also recovered. Deputy Commissioner of Police (North-West) Vijayanta Arya claimed that on January 29, a missing report was lodged by a woman regarding missing of her husband (who was working as a taxi driver) from January 28.
"During the course of the investigation, it was found that the last ride of his cab was booked from Madangir to Kapashera Border and thereafter, the GPS device of cab stopped working," said Arya. Police claimed that during the course of further investigation, with the help of technical surveillance and electronic evidence, the mobile phones of deceased Ram Govind were recovered.
"On the basis of CCTV footage and technical surveillance, on February 3, Ali and Khatoon were arrested," police said. During interrogation, accused persons confessed that on January 29 they hired the taxi of deceased, from MG road, Gurugram for their home Khairati Nagar, Dundahera in Ghaziabad. "As per their conspiracy, they took the taxi driver to their home and offered him a cup of tea mixed with the sedative. When the accused persons found him in an unconscious state, they killed him by strangulation with the help of a rope," police said. They left the dead body in their room. Thereafter, they took the cab of the deceased and moved towards Moradabad, U.P for disposing of it. "Next day, accused persons returned home after arranging cutter and Ustara in order to disintegrate dead body of deceased," police said. On the instance of accused persons, the body of the deceased (in parts) was recovered from a drain near Gaur City in Greater Noida.