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New Delhi: The Crime Branch of Delhi Police has arrested a woman, along with her son, for allegedly killing her husband, chopping up his body and dumping the parts in a drain near Ramlila ground in East Delhi’s Pandav Nagar area.

Police said that they had found the human remains on May 30.

The accused have been identified as Poonam and her son Deepak. Sources said that after chopping the deceased Anjan Das’s body, the duo had stored the body parts in their fridge and started gradually disposed them of.

According to police, Poonam had alleged that her husband had illicit relations and was also eyeing Deepak’s wife.

“Police had recovered some CCTV footage during investigation and after investigation into the case for six months, they managed to arrest Poonam and Deepak in connection with the murder,” said a senior police official. Further details are awaited.

In a similar incident, Aftab Amin Poonawalla was arrested on November 12 for allegedly chopping his live-in partner Shraddha Walkar into pieces and throwing her body parts across various places over a period of 18 days.