Army major arrested over killing of officer’s wife in UP

Meerut : An Indian Army Major was arrested in Uttar Pradesh’s Meerut on Sunday over the murder of  the wife of another officer  who was found dead on Saturday with her throat slit on a street in the Delhi Cantonment area, NDTV reported

The 30-year-old woman had left home on Saturday morning for a physiotherapy session at the Base hospital in Delhi Cantonment, the police said. Half-an-hour later, she was found dead.

An official vehicle assigned to the Major dropped her outside the hospital. When the driver went to pick her up, he was told that the woman had not turned up for the physiotherapy session on Saturday, the police was quoted as saying by NDTV. The woman was last seen getting into another car from outside the hospital, according to the police.

Major Nikhil Handa, who was arrested from Meerut, is being brought to Delhi for further investigation.

Police on Saturday had said that the accused had allegedly run a car over her face to make the incident appear as an accident.




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