Techie held for clubbing wife to death

Husband claims his wife had fallen in the bathroom and smashed her head against the washbasin.

Ghaziabad | Updated: March 14, 2015 9:57 pm

A software engineer was arrested on Thursday for allegedly smashing his wife to death with a cricket bat, police said. The incident was reported from Gaur Global Village apartment complex in Crossing Republik, Ghaziabad.

Police said the woman, Ruchi Sharma (30), lived with her husband Mohit Sharma (32) and their nine-year-old son. According to police, around 12.30 pm on Thursday, Mohit called police saying his wife had fallen in the bathroom and smashed her head against the washbasin.
Police reached the flat within 20 minutes and found Ruchi lying face down on the bed. “Blood was splattered across the bedroom — from the cot to the bathroom. She had a blunt force injury at the back of the head, which, prima facie, seems to be the cause of  death,” a police officer said.

Police then recovered a “blood stained” cricket bat from the house.

Superintendent of Police (City) Ajay Pal Singh said, “The husband’s version is that his wife’s head struck the washbasin. However, a bat was found with blood stains and fingerprints on it.”

He said the washbasin in the bathroom was found shattered. Singh said they were investigating the matter and that the forensic department had collected samples — including the bat — for analysis.

“Forensic evidence will confirm as to whether she died after being struck with the bat, or whether her head hit against the washbasin. As of now, we can’t eliminate the possibility that the couple had an argument that turned violent, which led him to strike her on the head with the bat.”

Ruchi’s family has lodged an FIR against Mohit under Section 302 (murder). “When we reached the spot, Ruchi’s brother and sister were there. We are questioning people, but we haven’t yet learned of any dispute between the couple,” Singh said.

By Abhishek Angad (The reporter is a student of EXIMS)

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    Amita
    Mar 14, 2015 at 12:07 am
    I feel this is not a murder...kaun criminal policce ko phone karke khud bulata or murder weapon bhi dead body ke sath rakhtha hai...the reporter justs wants to attract attention...lets not jump into conclusion media valon...Dont know u Ruchi...but may ur soul rest in peace....
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      Muhammad
      Mar 13, 2015 at 6:59 pm
      priya kee baat sonchne wali hai, aur mithun moosa ke baat tho 100% sahee hai,
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        Mahesh
        Mar 14, 2015 at 11:12 am
        Husband is being framed.
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          netxchange
          Mar 13, 2015 at 1:42 pm
          This is just heartbreaking. We pray for peace and comfort for Ruchi Sharma's family and her son. -
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            Mithun Moosa
            Mar 13, 2015 at 2:06 pm
            just a tip to the reporter why the use of the term software engineer? is a man defined by the job that he does? or is such an act not expected out of a software engineer? who are you to decide if yes or no.think
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              priya
              Mar 18, 2015 at 10:07 pm
              mohit and ruchi ne love marriage Ki thi and ruchi ke ghr walo ko mohit pasnd nhi h that is the mean reason Ki vo accident ko manne se mna kr rhe h
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                priya
                Mar 14, 2015 at 10:01 am
                AGR unhone Mara hota toh ruchi ke ghr walo ko call nhi krte aur unhi ko sbse phle nhi bulate I think mohit ko fasaya ja RHA h
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                  priya
                  Mar 14, 2015 at 9:58 am
                  this is not a murder AGR mohit ne crime kiya hota toh vo khud police ko call nhi krte aur agr unhone bat se Mara hota toh koi bhi criminal police ko call krke vhi khda nhi rhega aur bat ko vhi nhi rkhega
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                    priya
                    Mar 14, 2015 at 10:29 pm
                    Isme ek chij or notice karne ki h jo media valo ne pic li h usme commode par se khoon pada h and commode par se khoon bahke neeche bi aa rha h.par jo police k threw dikhayi pic h usme commode k na to upar khoon h na neecheode bilkul saaf h.and one thing agar commed se sar fata h to khoon bahke neeche hi ayega or vo hi pic me h..or news me bola gya h ki deewar par khoon k cheete the par diwar to news me ek baar bi nai dikhayi gyi.. Think
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                      priya
                      Mar 13, 2015 at 4:11 pm
                      News me Bataya a h bed k paas bat tha,to bataya jaye ki kon crimnal marne k bad saboot bed k paas hi rakhega.he is inocent..because padosiyo ne bataya h ki crbrd toota hua tha means vo slip hoke us par hi giri thi.or unka sar bi back side se injure hua tha.thnn.and if there is an argument between hus and wife to vo bathroom me hi kyu marenge and when she was without clothes.think about it...
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                        priya
                        Mar 13, 2015 at 4:36 pm
                        News me ye bi bataya gya h ki mohit ne sabse pahle ruchi ki bahn ko ph kiya.thn tell me kon criminal aisa hoga jo crime karne k baad jisko mara h uske hi gharvalo ko inform karega phle.kaha ja rha h vo use pahle hospital leke kyu nai gya.flat 18th floor par tha sochne vali bat h vo usko akela kaise leke jata..aur vo bi jab uske sar se khoon tapak rha ho.And one thing more agar mohit hi hit karta to uske gharvalo ko ph nai karta bulane k liye balki vaha se jane ki sochta..ye bi ho sakta h ki bathroom me se lane par blood tapkata hua aya ho or vaha vo bat pada ho us par bi tapak gya ho.plsss iske har pahlu ki jach kare ...there are many posiblity..
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                          priya
                          Mar 13, 2015 at 4:22 pm
                          Padosi bar bar me ye hi bol rhe h that they have great understanding.and vo aps me ladte bi nai the.this was love marriage.and mostly love marriage me ladki k gharvale raji nai hote to ye bi to ho sakta h ki. Ruchi k papa ne badle k liye mohit ko fasaya hoo..there are more possibility.jitna hum soch sakte h usse kahi jyada.soo request h jo bi jach kare ache se kare..har case k do pahlu hote h...think about it..
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                            rohan kumar
                            Mar 14, 2015 at 12:32 pm
                            Feel very bad for both of them. Anyone who knows them would know how much challenges both of them have faced in the last 10 years, just so that they could be together. Its unfortunate, this is how it is ending. They both deserved to live a long happy life together.
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                              Suraj Sharma
                              Mar 13, 2015 at 5:46 pm
                              32 year old with 9 year old son? He got married at age of 22??? Arrange or love? btw which comapny, is he working for?
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                                anamni
                                Mar 13, 2015 at 8:29 pm
                                Its heart breaking news.Mohit was my neighbor since childhood.ruchi was her childhood friend and a neighbor too.they had a love marriage.I cudn't believe that he cud do that.may ruchi's soul rest in peace.
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                                  jennifer
                                  Mar 14, 2015 at 11:01 am
                                  god knws what exactly had happened, may her soul rest in peace.
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                                    Yuvi Singh
                                    Mar 14, 2015 at 7:11 pm
                                    ghusse me bat se uska sir phadne ke bad usey realize hua hoag ki yaar kya kar diya , fir ghabra kar bat chhupa kar rishtedaro or police ko call karke bola ki woh fisal kar mar i , rishtedaro ko pehle call kiya taki unhe woh apni story suna kar believe kara sakey taki jab police aaye to unhe bataane ko ek muh na ho ... or rafa dafa ho jaaaye ......
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