Another chilling murder in Delhi, woman, son cut man’s body into pieces

Another chilling murder in Delhi, woman, son cut man’s body into pieces

New Delhi: A woman and her son were arrested by Delhi Police’s crime branch on Monday for killing a man in Pandav Nagar. “They chopped off the victim’s body into pieces and kept them in a refrigerator,” police said.

Police further said that the accused used to dispose of the pieces in different areas of Pandav Nagar and east Delhi.
Police have found that the body parts belonged to Anjan Das, a resident of Pandav Nagar, who was killed in June by Poonam and her son Dipak over an illicit affair.

“Situation in Anjan’s family worsened after Deepak got married and the deceased use to have ill intentions towards his wife and one of Deepak’s sisters who used to live with them. They were also concerned that Anjan used to take all their earnings but wasn’t earning himself,” said Ravinder Yadav, special CP crime.

The CCTV cameras in the neighbourhood showcased Deepak walking with a bag in his hand late at night. His mother Poonam was seen following him. “On June 5, some body parts were recovered in Ramlila maidan. In next 3 days, two legs, two thighs, a skull & a forearm were recovered and then the case was filed,” said Amit Goel, DCP crime, Delhi Police.

“Efforts were made to identify the body. It seemed like a gruesome murder. Footages were analysed, door-to-door verification was done and body was identified,” said Goel.

“On May 30, the mother-son made Anjan drink liquor and mixed sleeping pills in it. Then they slit his throat & left the body in the home for a day for the blood to drain out completely. Then they chopped off body into pieces,” added Goel.

Goel further added that the deceased was missing for last 5-6 months and there no missing complaint was filed by the family members. “Later, Poonam and Deepak were questioned and they confessed that they have murdered him,” said Goel.

“The residence of the accused, where the incident of murder took place, is in Trilokpuri area,” said officials. On being questioned, Poonam said, “Anjan used to have ill intentions towards my children that’s why I did it. My son killed him with a knife, I didn’t do it.”

According to police, after the recovery of Das’ body parts, a case was registered under sections 302 (murder) and 201 (causing disappearance of evidence and giving false information) of IPC at Pandav Nagar police station.

On November 16, in another similar incident, Delhi Police had arrested Aaftab Poonawala for allegedly killing his live-in partner Shraddha Walkar, chopping her body into 35 pieces and dumping them at various locations in Delhi.

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