Wife held for plotting husband’s murder

February 21st, 2008 - 9:43 pm ICT by admin  

New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) A 35-year-old woman was arrested here for allegedly hatching a plot to murder her husband after their dispute over their daughter’s marriage, the police said Thursday. Shabana was arrested for hatching the conspiracy, while Faisal Khan, 23, and Imran Khan, 18, was arrested for murdering Ali Jan, 42, at his northeast Delhi home Tuesday.

The police have recovered a nylon rope used for strangulating the man.

“Shabana during her interrogation revealed that her husband Ali Jan was a drunkard and used to beat her often. The couple had a dispute over their daughter’s marriage,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (Northeast Delhi) Jaspal Singh said.

“She disclosed that she wanted to marry her daughter with Faisal, the husband wanted to marry her with someone else. When her husband did not agree, she hatched a plan with Faisal and his friend Imran to eliminate him,” Singh added.

The police said the duo strangulating Ali Jan and threw his body in the Khajuri Khas area.

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