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Cabbie kills wife, hides body in neighbour’s house


GURUGRAM: A 40-year-old cab driver allegedly murdered his wife and concealed the body within the box bed of his employer, whose house is positioned opposite his.

The cab owner, who had long gone to his village when the alleged murder took place, didn't sense anything amiss for 5 days till foul scent emanating from the decomposed body brought on him to appear within the bed.

An FIR for murder has been registered against Rajesh Kumar, the cab driver. He were riding the car of Dinesh Kumar for the previous few months. Both had taken two single-room homes opposite each and every different on hire in Jal Vihar colony of Sector 46 house.

Police said Dinesh had long gone to his village in Narnaul when Rajesh allegedly murdered his wife Babita and concealed the body within the bed. Both Rajesh and Dinesh frequented each and every different’s rooms and had the keys to the primary door. Rajesh, a resident of Behror in Rajasthan, had married Babita seven months in the past. Babita, who was once from Bihar, had parted tactics with her first husband, with whom she had had five youngsters.

Babita and Rajesh started dwelling together within the single-room area when the driver got here involved with Dinesh and befriended him. Soon, Rajesh additionally started riding Dinesh’s cab.

Dinesh said that he returned from his village on January 21 and found Rajesh’s area locked. He attempted calling him a number of instances, however his telephone was once no longer reachable. Dinesh said that he idea Rajesh and Babita had long gone to their village in Rajasthan.

Though Dinesh were getting a foul scent, he idea a rat had died somewhere in the home however felt “too drained” to look for it.

It was once most effective on Saturday morning, when the scent was unbearable, that Dinesh looked within the bed and discovered to his horror the decomposed body of a woman.

“The scent was once expanding each day. I wasn’t having the ability to sleep at evening. In the day, I felt too drained to transport things and test This morning, after I checked within the bed, I screamed with worry. There lay the body of a woman that had already started rotting,” Dinesh said.


The cab owner right away informed police and called Babita’s father, who lives within the neighbourhood, to spot her. A grievance was once lodged within the case.


“My daughter had come to my area final Sunday however left quickly after, along side Rajesh. I had no longer heard from her since then. Rajesh is nowhere to be found. I am positive that he killed my daughter,” said Shrikant Thakur, Babita’s father. Babita’s body has been despatched for an post-mortem.


A grievance has been registered against Rajesh below sections 302 (murder) and 201 (hiding proof) of the IPC at Sector 50 police station. “We have registered a case and are searching for the accused. Rajesh had a spare key to Dinesh’s room and we suspect he would possibly have killed his wife someday final week and concealed the body. The reason is still being probed. The accused shall be arrested quickly,” said Jai Bhagwan, the investigating officer.


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