Mumbai Police orders action against Sub Inspector who didn't pay heed to complaints of elderly woman later murdered by son, househelp for property
Veena Kapoor (74) was murdered allegedly by her son Sachin Kapoor (43) and their help Chotu on December 6 whereas she had lodged the complaints with police on November 23 and 30 seeking police action and help
The Mumbai Police have ordered action against the Sub Inspector of Juhu police station for not acting on two complaints given by an elderly woman against her son and servant, who allegedly murdered her.
Veena Kapoor (74) was murdered allegedly by her son Sachin Kapoor (43) and their help Chotu. Veena had lodged the complaints with police on November 23 and 30. She was murdered on December 6.
The Mumbai Police has now served a showcause notice has been served on the sub-inspector (S-I), asking him to explain what action he took on the complaints.
As per the case details, Veena, Sachin and Chotu alias Lalukumar Mandal (25) lived in a 4-BHK flat at Kalpataru Society in Juhu. Veena has another son who stays in the US.
After allegedly killing his mother by assaulting her with a baseball bat, Sachin and Chotu wrapped her body in plastic and put it in a carton, which they carried in a car and threw it down a valley in Matheran. The murder came to light after Veena’s elder son based in the US tried calling her but got no response. He alerted the building’s watchman who then informed Juhu police, added officials.
Veena and Sachin were fighting in a civil case over their property, which is pending in the Bombay High Court.