To take revenge for "being humiliated", Man poison his wife and kills her family using Thallium.


Source: NDTV


On March 24, Wednesday, Police arrested Varun Arora, for killing his mother-in-law and sister-in-law and leaving his wife comatose. Varun Arora was arrested from his home in Greater Kailash in south Delhi after an investigation into the murders revealed that the food (fish curry), he served to his wife and in-laws was poisoned. He committed the crime as revenge for humiliation by them. Urvija Goel, Deputy commissioner of police (west) said the police received information from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital on March 22 that Anita Devi Sharma, had traces of thallium. The police started an investigation and it has soon emerged that his wife was also admitted to the hospital with traces of the toxin in her blood. Deputy Commissioner also mentioned that "During the further inquiry, it was also revealed that the younger daughter of deceased namely Ms. Priyanka R/o Inder Puri also expired on February 15, during treatment as she had symptoms of thallium poisoning. Also, Devender Mohan Sharma (father-in-law) was found to have symptoms of thallium poisoning. Further inquiry revealed that the maid at their house had also been treated for similar symptoms." As the events turned out to be targeted, the police sent a forensic team to the family's home and found thallium. As the accused accepted his crime, Arora told the police that his wife had conceived after his father’s death last year. “He believed that his father was being reincarnated as his son. However, Divya developed complications and aborted the child on the advice of her parents and sister, against Arora’s wishes.” DC added in his statement that, "Varun wanted to take revenge from them as he claimed he had long been subjected to humiliation by them." One of Divya’s cousins, who asked not to be named said, "All we want right now is the custody of her children. They are with Varun’s mother, and if thallium has been found in his house, the kids are also not safe." The police found the mobile phone of Varun with information on procuring Thallium. Arora has been booked for murder, attempt to murder along charges under other relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code.

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