The mutilated body of non-resident Indian Narinder Kaur, who was reported missing on January 16 has been recovered by the police in a well of Raipur-Dabba village on Monday after residents complained of stench emanating from the well.
Police investigation has revealed that Narinder's husband Gurnam Singh had slit her throat with a sharp weapon on January 15 killing her on the spot. Afterwards Gurnam hacked her body into pieces and dumped her in the well with the help of his first wife Satinder Kaur and his friend Balvir Singh.
Gurnam and Satinder fled back to UK on January 16. Narinder, who was staying in Southhall, UK with Gurnam, had come to India with them on vacations two months and went missing on January 16. Following which a complaint was registered by her family.
The victim married Gurnam Singh in 2011 and had been staying in UK since then. The couple had three children. Balvir Singh, accused of assisting the crime has been arrested by the police.
"Gurnam was demanding a divorce from Narinder under the pressure of his first wife and they killed my daughter because she refused," said Gurdev Singh, father of the victim. "A clash between Gurnam and my daughter occurred few days back," he added.
Sarbjit Singh Bahia, deputy superintendent of police (DSP), Banga said that a case has been registered against Gurnam Singh, Satinder Kaur and Balvir Singh under sections of 302, 201 and 34 of Indian Penal Code and further investigation was underway.