Man held for murdering wife, sister-in-law, mother-in-law in Panipat
Accused suspected wife of having an affair, says he raped the bodiesUpdated: Sep 24, 2020, 19:52 IST
A man was arrested for murdering his wife, sister-in-law and mother-in-law in Samalkha town of Panipat on Thursday.
The accused, Noor Hasan, 27, of Patti Kaliyana village of Sonepat district, admitted to killing his wife Madhu, 25, sister-in-law Manisha, 18, and mother-in-law Jamila, 48 and raping the bodies. Hasan suspected that his wife was having an affair and that his in-laws were supporting her.
The bodies were recovered from three different locations on September 6, 7 and 8. A special investigation team was formed under Panipat deputy superintendent of police (DSP) Satish Kumar on September 11.
On September 5, he drugged and killed his wife and sister-in-law with sharp-edged weapons. He covered their bodies in quilts and dumped them. Later, on September 8, he took his mother-in-law from Gamri village and strangled her to death near Bursham Village. He tried to burn her body.
Hasan had been living a rented accommodation in Samalkha with his wife and two sons. He has been booked under Section 302 (murder) and 201 (hiding evidence) of the Indian Penal Code.