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Another Shraddha-like murder in Delhi; Woman, son kill husband, chop up body

The body was chopped into pieces, later stored in fridge: Police

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In another horrific incident similar to the Shraddha murder, a woman and her son was arrested on Monday in Delhi for allegedly killing her husband and chopping his body into pieces. According to reports, the incident took place in Trilokpuri in May. 

The police said that the man's body was chopped into at least 10 pieces and was stored in the fridge. Later the body parts were disposed of over days in and around Pandav Nagar and East Delhi. 

According to reports, the deceased has been identified as Anjan Das. The duo suspected that Das was eyeing his stepdaughter and stepson's wife that led to the murder, police said. Anjan Das was killed on May 30 and some of his body parts were found stuffed inside a bag at the Ramlila Ground in east Delhi's Kalyanpuri on June 5, they said. 

husband of having an illicit affair that led to the murder, said the police. His wife Poonam and son Deepak allegedly killed Das in June. Das was given sleeping pills and later murdered, said reports. 

This comes days after a 28-year-old man allegedly strangled his live-in partner and sawed her body into 35 pieces which he kept in a 300-litre fridge for almost three weeks at his residence in south Delhi's Mehrauli before dumping them across the city over several days, police said on Monday.

The shocking footage from the CCTV cameras show Deepak walking with a bag in his hand late at night. Police suspect that it was one of his trips to dispose the body parts. 

After the recovery of the body parts, the police had registered a case under sections 302 (murder) and 201 (causing disappearance of evidence and giving false information) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) at Pandav Nagar police station.

-With PTI inputs


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