A woman from Navelim has been allegedly murdered by her husband and her body was found on the floor outside their residential building at Dongrim on Thursday where the couple had a flat. Even though they used to stay together in a same flat, it is learnt that they often fought. They were residing in this flat since 2013. You can read the complete incident here.
According to the sources, Chandrakala Mehta age 61-year-old has been killed brutally by her husband Mohan Mehta who is 10yrs elder to her. The accused is originally from Karwar is presently absconding and police are on his lookout.
South Goa Superintendent of Police Shekhar Prabhudessai, who visited the site on Thursday along with DySP Dinraj Goveker and PI C L Patil, said that the couple was residing in the flat since 2013. He also mentioned saying that they were staying separately and used to prepare food individually. They were also not in talking terms to each other.
Sources have said that the couple had also filed a complaint against each other at the Margao police station and of which the details are being collected.
Margao police said that they have found some injuries on the woman’s body but so far it is not clear as to how she was killed, they have also found blood stains inside the flat. Some electronic items like a television set, refrigerator and others damaged in the flat are also found by the police. Police also said that toilet door was locked from inside and its window glass was broken.
According to sources in police, the duo has two daughters and one son but they are residing elsewhere. As per the information, the daughter came to Navelim and has lodged a complaint with Margao police based on which offence under Section 302 of IPC has been registered.
Police said that dog squad and finger print expert was pressed into service and other evidence have been collected. Statements of some persons have also been recorded by the police on which the further investigation is going on.