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Navi Mumbai builder's murder: Wife, driver held; two were in relationship, claims police

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Thane, Jan 15 (PTI) Navi Mumbai police on Monday said it had arrested the wife and driver of a builder who was found murdered in his office in Seawoods on January 14.

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Manoj Kumar Ramnarayan Singh (39) was allegedly killed by his wife Poonam Singh (34) and his driver Raju alias Shamshul Abuhurera Khan (22) who were in a relationship, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Zone I) Vivek Pansare said in a press conference.

The two were caught on the basis of technical analysis and intelligence inputs, he said, adding the accused had damaged CCTV equipment in the office to destroy evidence of the crime.

"The two were arrested within 24 hours of the murder that took place on January 14. The two feared loss of earnings as the deceased was embroiled in various legal cases. He was killed with hits to his head and face with iron rods," the official said.

The two accused have been remanded in police custody till January 18 and probe into the case registered at NRI police station continues, the DCP added. PTI COR BNM BNM

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