Girish Pote, 38, was discovered responsible on Wednesday of killing 33-yr-outdated Madhuwanti Pathak on December three, 2013 as a result of she wished to depart India to return to France, the place she was born and raised.
Pote murdered her within the flat they shared in Bhayandar, a northern suburb of India’s industrial capital Mumbai, after he bought knives from a close-by shopping center, a choose dominated.
“The accused has been sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering his spouse,” Dinkar Murlidhar Pingle, the police officer who led the investigation, instructed Gistnation.
The court docket heard how Pote determined to cut up his spouse’s physique and conceal it in a fridge of their flat so his crime couldn’t be detected by CCTV cameras put in within the foyer and raise of their constructing.
The grisly crime solely got here to mild after Pote confessed to a cousin, who then knowledgeable police.
“Madhuwanti needed to return to France after promoting the property in Mumbai. Throughout investigation, Pote revealed that his spouse disliked India and wished to take the cash and fly again to France.
“However he had opposed the thought, resulting in frequent fights between them,” prosecutor Bhuleshwar Hinge had informed the court docket in the course of the trial, in keeping with the Press Belief of India information company.
The couple had married in June 2011, the courtroom heard, and had a toddler who was two years previous on the time of Pathak’s demise, PTI reported.
Pathak’s mom, who was a French musician, owned the flat the place the couple lived, the court docket heard. Pathak, whose father was Indian, held a French passport.
Prosecutors had sought the dying penalty however the choose at Thane district courtroom, within the north of Mumbai, informed a packed courtroom that Pote would stay in jail till his “organic finish”, PTI stated.=================================== ***CONNECT WITH US***
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