Husband of mutilated Indian-origin woman charged with murder

December 13th, 2009 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS  

London, Dec 12 (IANS) The estranged husband of an Indian-origin woman found lying with a severed hand in a London street has been charged with her murder.
Harpreet Aulakh, 31, was charged with murder after being re-arrested Friday by officers investigating the killing of mother-of-two Geeta Aulakh, 28.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said two men aged 31 and 29 were arrested Friday and are in custody at north-west London police stations.

Geeta, a receptionist at an Asian radio station was found with severe head injuries and her hand chopped off in Greenford, west London, Nov 16.

Sher Singh, 18, of Southall, west London, was also charged with her murder last month. He has been remanded in custody and ordered to appear in court March 1, 2010.

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