Janjgir-Champa. The husband turned out to be the main accused in the murder of the woman in the Chhata forest area. The suspicious husband, along with two associates, carried out the murder. The police arrested the accused husband and both his associates and sent them to jail.
The police have solved the mystery of the murder of a woman in the Chhata forest area. In this case, the police have arrested three accused, including the husband of the deceased. SP Parul Mathur disclosed the whole matter in a press conference. Devendra Soni, a resident of Bengali Para of Bilaspur, was married to Deepti Soni seven years ago. After a few years of marriage, Devendra began to suspect his wife. The two often quarrelled regarding this matter. Frustrated, Devendra planned to kill his wife. In this work, Devendra Soni took the help of one of his associates Pradeep Soni and his wife, Shalu Soni. Devendra and his two accomplices planned the murder of Deepti. According to their plan, on June 14, Devendra, along with his wife Deepti, went to Korba (Balco) in a car. They were returning to Bilaspur at night. At 10.30 pm, in a deserted forest of Pantora Chowki area, Devendra stopped his car on some pretext. Devendra's aides Pradeep and Shalu were already present at the place where the car stopped. Within minutes. They killed Deepti by strangling her with a nylon rope. His associates took two mobiles, laptops, and 45 thousand rupees cash in the car to give the incident the appearance of a robbery. Pradeep and Shalu then fled on their bikes with laptops, mobiles, and a bag full of cash. Devendra also reached the Pantora police post after some time. After he killed his wife in the forest to the police, Devendra told the police a concocted story of robbery and murder by the robbers. When the police reached the spot along with Devendra, Deepti's body was lying inside the car. When the police started investigating the case, Devendra was already suspected based on the incident and circumstances. At first, Devendra kept misleading the police, but after rigorous interrogation, he confessed his crime. The police recovered a mobile, laptop, and a bag full of notes from Devendra's possession.
Accused Devendra Soni had planned everything and carried out the incident, but he got caught in his trap. The circumstances at the incident site were already questionable. When the police talked to Deepti's family members, their suspicion increased. On interrogating Devendra, he kept repeating the same things mentioned in the written information to the police. After the police questioned him using a psychological method, Devendra started giving evasive answers. He started changing his statement again and again. Eventually, he got caught in the police interrogation.