Punjab

Son, wife arrested for murdering mother

dilbag singh | September 10, 2021 05:38 PM

 

NURMAHAL The Nurmahal police have arrested a son and his wife on the charge of murdering his mother.

The Station House Officer (SHO)Gurindarjit Singh Nagra said that the accused have been identified as Gagandip alias Gagi son of Harmesh Lal a resident of Mohalla Ravidass Pura Nurmahal and his wife Gurprit Kaur .

SHO said that the accused murdered 52 years old Vidiya widow of Harmesh Lal.

He said that both the accused murdered old woman with sharp edged weapons in her house last night where they were living and have confessed their crime.

Narindar Bhandal a resident of Bhandal Himmat village and close relative of the deceased complained to the police that he received a phone call on early morning that Vidiya has died after she was bitten by a poisonous insect. He said in his complaint that when he reached at home the body was lying in a pool of blood and there were deep wounds on her neck which created doubts and he informed the police who reached on the spot recovered the body.

SHO said a case under section 302 (murder) of the India Penal Code has been registered against the accused and recovered weapons of murder.

This incident has created a sense of fear and insecurity among resident as this is second murder within one month. Rohit(22) son of Ram Lubhaya a resident of Mohalla Khatikan  was shot dead on August10 in his house and the accused is still absconding .         

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