Rae Bareli: In a most gruesome murder reported in recent times, a man strangulated his 27 year old pregnant wife, chopped the body into pieces, ground it at the flour mill and then burned and dumped the remains on the outskirts of Rae Bareli district.
The murder took place on January 4, but it only came to light on Tuesday after the victim’s elder daughter witnessed the horror, reached her maternal grandmother’s house and narrated the incident.
Acting on a complaint by the victim’s family, the police arrested the accused Ravindra Kumar (35), and recovered the charred remains which have been sent to the Forensic Science Laboratory in Lucknow for DNA profiling.
The victim married Ravindra in 2011 and the couple have two daughters, aged seven and 11.
According to the police, Ravindra wanted a boy in the family and was suspecting that Urmila would deliver a baby girl again
Ravindra’s elder daughter said that her grandfather Karam Chandra and uncles Sanjeev and Brijesh were also involved in her mother’s murder.