Life Imprisonment to Jalgaon Woman Guilty of Murdering Husband

Village: Shindi, Taluka: Chalisgaon, District: Jalgaon | Date: 9th January 2018

The Jalgaon district woman, was found guilty of murdering her husband and later fabricating a story of his suicide. She was sentenced to life imprisonment by the district court.

Savita Somnath Chavan had frequent disputes with her husband, Somnath Laxman Chavan. She divised a plan to get rid of the problems permanently by killing the husband. She executed her plan in 2016, but was found guilty of the murder of her husband and other counts in the year 2018. She is now under life imprisonment.

The incident had occurred in 2016.

Frequent disputes between her husband and her led up to the incident where the wife killed her husband with a rope. Initially the police registered a case of sudden accidental death. But later during the course of investigation it was found to be a case of murder.

During the trial a total of 9 eye-witness we cross examined, including the relatives of the deceased, officer who confiscated the rope that killed the husband, the doctor who performed the post-mortem, the investigating officer & the police officer on whose complaint a criminal case against the murderer wife was lodged.

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