STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Goa: Woman Drew Inspiration From TV Show to Kill In-Laws

Published: 05th February 2015 12:25 AM  |   Last Updated: 05th February 2015 12:25 AM   |  A+A-

By PTI

PANAJ: In a new twist to the murder of two women in Vasco, which was believed to be the handiwork of contract killers, it has now emerged the kin of the deceased had herself planned and executed the crime to avenge the ill-treatment they meted out to her.        

Police also suspect the accused, identified as Pratima Naik (27), drew inspiration from a television serial which is based on detection of crime.     

Initially, it was believed that Naik got her mother-in- law Usha and sister-in-law Neha murdered at the hands of hired killers on Sunday night and orchestrated a fake attack on herself to mislead the police.            

However, Inspector General of Police Sunil Garg told reporters today that Naik confessed during interrogation that she plotted the killings by taking a cue from a television serial.

The IG said the killings were premeditated as the accused had drugged both the women before strangulating them.             Naik confessed to the murder saying she killed the women to avenge the ill-treatment meted out to her, Garg said.    

Police have also recovered and seized gold worth Rs 10 lakh which Naik had allegedly stolen from the house and kept with a relative after the incident.         

The relative, identified as Abhijit Korgaonkar who had helped the accused in hiding gold has also been arrested, Garg said.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp