Woman arrested for in-laws’ murder in Gurgaon over property
The accused, Geeta Tomar, had fights with her in-laws over their property worth Rs 18 crore and wanted a share in it after her drug addict husband committed suicide by hanging about six months ago.gurgaon Updated: Oct 01, 2017 16:01 IST
A woman and her domestic help have been arrested for allegedly murdering her in-laws and burning their bodies for property in Sohna, near Gurgaon, the police said.
According to the police, Geeta Tomar had fights with her in-laws over their property worth Rs 18 crore and wanted a share in it after her drug addict husband committed suicide by hanging about six months ago. They were married for two years and have a daughter. The property case is in court.
Late on Thursday night, Geeta, 33, and Vikas, 24, allegedly strangled her in-laws and burnt their bodies with petrol.
Sohna station house officer Mukesh Kumar said bodies of father-in-law, Satpal Tomar, 65, a retired army officer, and mother-in-law, Pushpa, 60, were recovered from Naugaon in Alwar district of Rajasthan. While her brother-in-law, Pankaj Kumar’s, 38, half-burnt body was found at Nagina area of Mewat district.
Alwar district is nearly 100 km from Geeta’s house in Sohna, about a two hours’ drive.
The Rajasthan Police scanned CCTV camera recordings of toll plazas between Sohna, Alwar and Mewat and spotted a black car. The owner of the car, Geeta’s neighbour, said she had borrowed the vehicle Thursday night for an “emergency”. “The vehicle had blood spots,” the SHO added.
The police have filed an FIR against Geeta and Vikas under Section 302 (murder) and Section 201 (disappearance of evidence) of the Indian Penal Code. Geeta’s brother Samardeep Chauhan is also a suspect in the case.