New Delhi: On Sunday, In a shocking case reported from New Delhi, a couple was arrested for robbing and killing a cab driver. The duo confessed the crime to the police. According to source report, the accused were identified as 34-year-old, Farhat Ali and his partner 30-year-old, Seema Sharma. The Deputy Commissioner of Police Vijayanta Arya told that the couple was arrested after they were seen in CCTV footage around the cab of the deceased-Ram Govind.
While the police investigated the case and mentioned initially it was a blind case as there were no witnesses. The last ride of the cab driver was till Kapashera border and thereafter the GPS device was found to have stopped working. Arya further added that the with the help of technical surveillance, the mobile phone of Govind was recovered and the police teams found a couple moving around the cab on the Mehrauli-Gurugram road. Reportedly, the police team then zeroed in the couple later. Ali hailed from Uttar Pradesh's Amroha and Sharma belonged to Sambhal district.
During cross-examination, the accused revealed that on January 29 they hired Govind's cab from MG road to go to Ghaziabad where they were staying on rent. On their way, they decided to rob the deceased and as per the plan, took him to their home and offered him tea laced with a sedative. However, the deceased's car and phone were found in their possession.
The police further mentioned that the couple then killed Govind by strangling him. Meanwhile, the next day they arranged a cutter and blades in order to cut the body into small pieces and wrapped it three separates bundles. They later threw them in a drain at Greater Noida.