Budgam District of the Valley state Jammu & Kashmir is witnessing massive protests over the death of a 35-year-old woman. The police have identified the accused as one Shabbir Ahmad.
As per the reports, the brother of the victim woman registered a missing report on March 8 at the Soibugh police station.
He stated that his 30-year-old sister, who left for coaching classes on March 7, did not return home. Based on the complaint, the police registered a case and started an investigation.
Almost after a week, the severed body of the victim was recovered by the police. The accused not only chopped the victim into pieces but also sumped those pieces into different parts of the region.
The police nabbed Shabbir who is a married man and lives in the Mohandpora area in Budgam. During the police interrogation, he revealed that he murdered the victim woman. Not only this he also chopped her into pieces and dumped those in different parts of the city.
Police has not revealed the motive behind the murder of the woman.
Notably, after the accused was identified and the body of the victim was recovered, the locals demanded death sentence for the accused. Local media reported that the family of the victim wants the accused Shabbir to be hanged in public.
This is the second such case from Jammu & Kashmir in a week.
Last week boyfriend Johar Ganai killed Dr Sumedha Sharma in the Janipur area of Jammu.
As per the local media, “Janipur Police received a phone call last evening (March 7) from a relative of the accused that the latter has shared on his Facebook page that he is committing suicide as he is fed up with his life,”
The teams reached on spot and found the accused lying wounded with the dead body of his friend, Sumedha lying in a pool of blood. She was stabbed into the abdomen. The police took both of them to the hospital where the victim girl was declared dead.
After her death her family registered a case (number–27/2023) against accused, Ganai at the Janipur police station. The accused has been booked under IPC section 302 (murder).
The pattern of lovers chopping their partners is not new
Who can forget Delhi’s Shraddha Walker murder case who was chopped into 35 pieces by live-in partner Aftab Amin Poonawala. In a 6,629-page chargesheet, Aftab described how he killed Shraddha Walkar, chopped her body parts, stored them in a newly bought fridge and disposed them off in a forest in Mehrauli over the next 18 days.
Soon after Shraddha’s Murder, another such case was reported from the Sahebganj district of Jharkhand. Here Dildar Ansari chopped Ribika into more than 51 pieces. Ribika was his second wife and she left her family and religion to marry Dildar. She was killed on 16 December 2022, and an electric cutter was used for chopping the body. He allegedly chopped her into more than fifty pieces. The police arrested six more members of Dildar’s family including his parents Mustakim and Mariyam; Dildar’s first wife Gulera; and Dildar’s siblings Ameer, Mehtab and Shareja.
Another gory murder incident was reported from Bihar. where, a man identified as Sheikh Shakeel or Shakeel Miyan in news reports, allegedly chopped the limbs and other body parts of a woman named Neelam Devi, leading to her brutal death. He penetrated the deadly weapon into her eyes too as per eyewitnesses.