CID to probe death of Joginernagar woman

CID to probe death of Joginernagar woman

Jyoti. File photo

Tribune News Service

Mandi, September 13

In the wake of public outrage, DGP Sanjay Kundu today handed over the case of deceased Jyoti (23) to the state CID (Crime). The victim, a native of Bhararu panchayat in the Joginernagar Assembly segment in Mandi district, went missing from her home on August 8. Her body was found after around one month on September 7.

The parents of the victim had alleged a foul play in the case. It was stated that the victim had arguments with her husband on the day she went missing.

The husband was arrested under Section 306 and 498A of the IPC but the people of the area wanted him to be booked for murder.

Body found after a month

  • Jyoti (23), a native of Bhararu panchayat in Joginernagar, went missing from her home on August 8
  • The body was found on September 7 after around one month
  • The parents of the victim had alleged a foul play
  • There was public outrage in Joginderngar due to the delay on the part of the police to recover the body

Due to the delay on the part of police to recover the body, there was public outrage in the Joginderngar Assembly segment, resulting in mass demonstrations. The people of the area insisted on a fair probe to provide justice to the victim.

“The case has been entrusted to the state CID- Crime with immediate effect to complete the investigation expeditiously in a fair and transparent manner and also to maintain public credibility,” the DGP said.

“The IGP, CID-Crime, Atul Fulzele, will constitute a Special Investigation Team (SIT) for the case. The SIT will be headed by Virender Kalia, SP Crime. The team will also comprise Mukesh Kumar, DSP, CID, and Sushant Sharma, DSP, CID, Mandi,” he added.

“The SIT shall complete the investigation in an expeditious, transparent and objective manner. The IGP, Crime, will supervise the investigation of this case,” said the DGP.

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