As news of Shraddha Walkar’s dreadful murder surprise the nation, a similar case was detailed in Uttar Pradesh’s Sitapur. A man named Pankaj Maurya admitted to the police that he killed his wife – Jyoti alias Sneha – along with one of his companions.
The case was exposed when Sitapur Police recovered Jyoti’s body parts on November 8 from the Gulariha area. Following an enquiry, police detained Jyoti’s husband, Pankaj Maurya and Durjan Pasi.
As per a report by ANI, Pankaj Maurya confessed to the police that his wife was addicted to drugs and “used to stay at someone’s home for many days due to which the relationship had gone sour”.
A statement by Sitapur Police said that Pankaj made the scheme to murder Jyoti after he suspected that she was cheating on him. The two were married for over ten years.
The police said that Pankaj Maurya murdered Jyoti and then chopped her body into several pieces to hide her identity.
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