‘Poisonous food’ kills man, wife in Dholpur
Asked if some third person of family or outside could be behind the foul play and involved in poisoning the food of family, the officer, said, “It is too early to jump on any conclusion. All these things would be ascertained by post mortem and Viscera report.”
The incident occurred in northwest Delhi’s Jahangirpuri on Saturday night but it came to light early Sunday morning. Around 4am, the victim’s brother called up the police and told them that his sister was lying unconscious in her flat while her four-year-old daughter was locked up in a room.
The woman, Simran, was taken to a hospital where she was declared brought dead. She was four months pregnant. The husband was nowhere to be found.
The daughter told cops that her parents would often quarrel because of her mother’s chappatis. “My mother was a good cook but the chappati shape angered my father,” she said.
The couple had a live-in relationship for a year before getting married five years ago. His business had flopped, forcing him to work at a factory for the last two years