Deccan Express | Pune police have almost solved the murder mystery Almost three days after a 35-year-old woman Aliya and her eight-year-old son Ayan were found murdered in different areas of Maharashtra”s Pune city, the police on Friday recovered the body of her husband from a water body near Khadakwasla dam on the outskirts, police official said.
Fisherman while fishing at back water o the Khadkwasala dam, found a body. Soon they alerted police, who later managed to identify the body of Abid Shaikh (38). With this development in case, Pune police have almost solve the murder mystery.
“Post-mortem report indicates death by drowning. It is a clear cut suicide case,” said Jagannath Kalaskar, Senior Police Inspector, Bharti Vidyapeeth Police Station, who is investigating the case.
Sharing about the possible reason of murder and suicide, Kalaskar added, “We spoke to Abid’s colleagues, friends and relatives. The family was apparently worried as the boy was suffering from development disorder and was under treatment. We found out that the couple often used to have heated arguments on several issues.”
Earlier, Aliya Shaikh (35) was found dead on Jejuri-Saswad Road, while the body of her eight-year-old son Ayan was found in Katraj area on Tuesday.
Later in the investigation, police got to know that the mother-son along with father had rented a car and went on a picnic. Later on Tuesday, police had also found the car near Market Yard area near Satara Road. Pune police also had got CCTV footage of Abid leaving the case near the Market Yard and walking away. Since then, the police suspected Abid’s role and were searching for him to solve the murder mystery.
The police had formed several teams to probe the case and trace the deceased woman’s husband.
The police had earlier said that the deceased woman had injury marks on her neck, while the boy had been strangulated. The family was apparently worried, as the boy had been suffering from a developmental disorder and was under treatment, an official from Bharti Vidyapeeth police station had said.
(With inputs from PTI)