On Friday, a 25,000-member accused absconding in the Himanshu Singh murder case surrendered to the CJM court to avoid police arrest. CJM Harish Kumar has ordered to send the accused to judicial custody till 21 January.
Himanshu Singh, a resident of the city’s Mohalla Shivajinagar, had left his home on December 3. He had told the family members that Sejal Mishra, daughter of Pratibha Upadhyay, resident of Shastri Nagar locality, has called and called. When he did not return, he sought Himanshu from his family members, but no one was found.
On December 5, the police registered a kidnapping case against accused Pratibha Upadhyay and his daughter Sejal Mishra on the tahrir of Himanshu’s brother Shivendra Pratap Singh in Kotwali Nagar.
Himanshu feared to be killed.
It is alleged that on December 4, the accused killed Himanshu and dumped the body in Lonikatra area of Barabanki district to erase evidence. Police brought Pradeep Mishra, the husband of Pratibha Upadhyay, who came to light in this incident. Wahid and Gufran were arrested and sent to jail. Named in the case, Pratibha Upadhyay and her daughter Sejal Mishra were absconding.
Explain that on Friday, accused Pratibha Upadhyay surrendered in CJM court through advocate Jitendranath Mishra. CJM Harish Kumar has ordered to send the accused to judicial custody till 21 January. In-charge of Kotwali Nagar, Bhupendra Singh said that a reward of Rs 25,000 was announced on the arrest of the accused who was absconding in the murder case.
Police is not sending reports from many cases
Accused Pratibha filed an application in CJM court on 16 December to surrender. On this, CJM Harish Kumar had summoned the report by Kotwali Nagar Police. Three appeals were scheduled for hearing on the application, but the police did not send the report.
On January 4, defense lawyer Jitendra Nath Mishra had sought to summon Kotwal by filing an application in the court. He alleged that the police was not deliberately sending the report. After the police report was filed in the court on Friday, the accused surrendered and took the path of jail.