A 63-year-old chemistry professor has been arrested for allegedly drugging and electrocuting her husband in Chhatarpur in Madhya Pradesh.
According to police, Mamta Pathak killed Neeraj Pathak, a distinguished MBBS physician within the district, over suspicion of an extramarital affair. The couple had repeated arguments and Neeraj had additionally launched a video by means of his advocate stating that he had a risk to his life and that his spouse could kill him some day, police stated.
The incident passed off on April 29 however got here to gentle two days later when Mamta approached Loknath Puram police station on May 1 informing that her husband had died on April 29 at their home. According to the police, in her grievance to the police, Mamta stated it was round 9 pm when she had gone to verify on her husband for dinner and located him unconscious, after which she realised his pulse was lacking. However, she claimed that she didn’t inform the police as her husband earlier had a fever and he or she determined to take him for a medical check-up the following day.
“It was the delay in reporting the case that made the police suspicious of her function in his loss of life after she was questioned. She confessed to having murdered her husband after which she was arrested,” stated Deputy Superintendent of Police Shashank Jain.
Police stated Neeraj was present process therapy for melancholy and Mamata allegedly gave him an additional dose of sleeping tablets combined together with his meals on April 29. After he fell asleep, she allegedly electrocuted him utilizing an extension wire of their bed room, they stated.
The couple have two sons — Niteesh, who not too long ago moved in together with his father, and Manas, who lives in Los Angeles, US. Police have claimed that Niteesh is mentally unstable.
Neeraj’s brother Pankaj claimed that the couple had been separated for the previous 11 years nevertheless it was solely 4 months in the past that Mamta moved again with him after Neeraj talked about choosing voluntary retirement because the medical officer of Chhatarpur district hospital.
Pankaj stated his brother was locked contained in the washroom by Mamta three days earlier than his loss of life and needed to name the police management room. “After such incidents… we had despatched a police occasion to their residence. However, no motion was taken as they’d refused to register any grievance,” stated Jain.
However, Neeraj’s household claimed that he tried to talk to the Chhatarpur SP in regards to the matter however couldn’t get an appointment and no FIR was lodged regardless of his calls to the management room.
Neeraj’s youthful brother Sharad instructed The Indian Express, “There are discrepancies within the case and we might be writing to all involved officers for it to be correctly investigated. Mamta moved again with my brother just for his cash. Why did she inform about his loss of life 36 hours later and the place was she throughout this time? This must be ascertained.”