Murder case of Rut Land Island solved by South Andaman Police

Port Blair, Dec 15: On 13.12.2016 a case of missing of a woman at Rut Land Island was reported at PS Humfrigunj. Immediately police team of PS Humfrigunj swung into action and after sustained investigation, arrested a suspect who confessed to commission of the crime.

Accused Gopinathan Maiti, 42 yrs and the deceased Swasti Maiti, 35 yrs were husband and wife, hailed from Kolkata. Accused was working as a land contract labour. The accused murdered his wife on the morning of 12.12.2016. The body was recovered from a ditch covered with coconut leaves at about 10-15 meters from the house. On this crime vide FIR vide No. 78/16 dated 13.12.16 U/s 302 IPC has been registered at PS Humfrigunj. The accused has been arrested and produced before the Court of Ld. CJM at Port Blair from where he was sent to judicial remand. Further investigation of the case is in progress.(

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