IndiGo pilot’s wife killed in Dwarka; cash and jewellery well worth Rs 10 lakh looted


NEW DELHI: A 52-yr-old woman became observed murdered internal her flat in a gated housing society in Dwarka’s quarter-7 on Friday.

The female, Meenu Jain, become alone in her residence in Air Force and Naval Officers Enclave on Thursday night time. Her husband, an IndiGo pilot and a former Indian Air Force wing commander, became away on legit obligation. Cash, overseas forex, jewelry and cellular phones worth Rs 10 lakh were determined to lack from the flat.
Meenu’s father, HP Garg (76), a retired professor of IIT Delhi, turned into the various closing individuals to speak to Meenu on Thursday night on listening to she turned into ill, presumably after a hypersensitivity to cashews.
“Her voice become wobbly after I spoke at 7.45pm. I wanted to visit her, however, she asked me now not to,” Garg told the police.
Next morning, she became found lifeless on the bedroom floor. Though there have been no visible wounds, her face had red marks and there have been blood stains on towel mendacity nearby. Initial scientific checks indicated she may have been en smothered.
Killers had friendly access, had tea, closed-door earlier than leaving
On Friday morning, Garg once more is known as up Meenu to check on her but observed both of her phone numbers have been unreachable. Worried, he went to her flat together with his son Darpan and rang the doorbell in many instances but to no avail. Later, one in all Meenu’s neighbors helped Darpan input her flat via his balcony. Darpan went inside,
broke the glass window and discovered his sister mendacity on the ground of the bedroom.
Meanwhile, the principal door of the house couldn’t be opened from out of doors, despite its key. The own family individuals and neighbors broke the door of the flat and took Meenu to a personal clinic in which she changed into declared brought dead. Her frame became shifted to the mortuary where an autopsy would take area.

A research of the scene of crime found out that the killers had friendly access and locked the main door earlier than leaving. The cupboards of the residence were discovered ransacked with coins and jewelry lacking. Two gold bangles and three diamond earrings that Meenu turned into final seen carrying were additionally found lacking.
Police suspect Meenu changed into smothered with pillows and towels that were determined to lie next to the frame with a few hair strands additionally found on one among them. Tea become observed in five China cups. A team of forensic specialists has gathered the samples for a DNA match.
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NEW DELHI: About 500 humans had been left homeless as the main fireplace gutted approximately one hundred shanties on the Yamuna flood undeniable close to east Delhi’s Lalita Park on Saturday morning.
The fireplace branch had pressed in 15 fire tenders to douse the flames. A prima facie probe counseled that the fire broke out because of a quick circuit and gutted the slums since all of the shanties were made from plywood and plastic. Though there were no casualties, locals claimed that two children have been missing because of the incident.
According to neighborhood citizens and police, the hearth commenced around 11 am. Officers stated that to begin with it turned into difficult for the fire tenders to reach the spot because the region is located on the Yamuna Khadar and the fireplace engines needed to force down the khadar slope to attain the spot. Some of them had been used to spray water jets from the elevated avenue most effective.
The shanties were erected on the flood plain and the best get entry to the street was via a walkway underneath the Lalita Park foot overbridge. Fire officers stated that their intention was to comprise the blaze inside the slums to prevent it from spreading into every other settlement close by.
The slums had been stacked with dry garbage that still led to speedy unfold of the blaze. “I had a concept the noise changed into of some crackers but then soon noticed a thick smoke going up and raised an alarm,” said Paras Kumar, who drives a vehicle-rickshaw in east Delhi.
“Cylinders were exploding like bombs for at least 15 minutes and there was thick black smoke. We did now not know in which to go,” said Dhanno Devi, who stayed close to a water-pump within the cluster.