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Khanapara Murder Case: After 6 arrests, police picks up victim’s sister-in-law

First Published: 18th October, 2023 17:07 IST

Neha Singha denied her involvement in the murder but acknowledged that she threw away her sister’s phone fearing that their links with the prime suspect would get revealed

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Police today picked up Neha Singha, sister-in-law of Anjan Nath who was shot dead in Khanapara on Thursday last. Neha has been picked up in connection with the killing.

Neha has confessed that she had thrown away the mobile phone used by her sister (Gitashree Singha, wife of Anjan Nath) in a drain near Zoo Road in the city, but denied any involvement in the murder.

She said that they know Saurabh Goenka, the prime accused in the crime. After the murder, Saurabh kept calling Gitashree, so they got scared that the police may find out about their link and arrest them as well, therefore Gitashree asked her to throw away the phone.

Police took Neha to the location, where she had thrown the mobile phone, and recovered it. Police is currently interrogating Neha at the Police station for further investigation.

Earlier, yesterday Police found the pistol used by Saurabh Goenka to shoot Nath. Goenka had thrown the pistol in the Bharalu river after the murder.

On Monday, Police arrested 6 persons for plotting and allegedly killing Anjan Nath. Among those arrested include Gitashree Sinha, Saurabh Goenka, and his acquaintances Govind Kumar, Arvind Ray. The police have also seized the bike used in the crime.

On October 12, 27-year-old Anjan Nath was shot dead in Khanapara while he was waiting to wife Gitashree.

Also Read: Guwahati Murder case: Police arrest 5 persons, including self-proclaimed wife, her father

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