A 42-year-old woman was murdered by her 26-year-old son-in-law with whom she used to stay in live-in at Ashok Vihar colony under Ashoka Garden police station area in the early morning on Sunday.
The deceased Shaheen alias Shaima Bano was murdered by her son-in-law and live-in partner Shahrukh Khan by silting her throat on Sunday.
Police were informed and based on the receipt of the information a police team reached the spot and started investigation. The deceased, her daughter and accused son-in-law were booked by Ashoka Garden police for assault few days ago. During the investigation police found that the accused married daughter of deceased and later he fell in love with her and started to live in a flat at Ashok Vihar colony with the deceased leaving his wife. The deceased was involved in flesh trade and used to operate it from the house and when accused came to know he warned her to stop the activities after which she failed to follow and continued to operate flesh trade concealing from the accused. It was revealed that the accused was frustrated over involvement of deceased’s in illegally operated trade and trised to separate from the deceased but she pressurized her to continue to live with her.
The deceased was nabbed by crime branch for her involvement in flesh trade last year. After the preliminary investigation body was sent for the post mortem. The police have registered a case under section 302 of the IPC and started further investigation.