AHMEDABAD: A man who was arrested from Kota in Rajasthan for abandoning his child’s son in Gujarat’s Gandhinagar allegedly killed the child’s mother before fleeing the state. A police officer gave this information on Sunday.
A 10-month-old baby was found unattended outside a gaushala in Pethapur village of Gandhinagar late on Friday night, and 14 police teams soon zeroed in on his father Sachin Dixit after checking the surrounding CCTV footage and found him on Saturday. Caught and brought. Here this morning, the police said.
“Dixit was married but was in a live-in relationship with the victim, identified as Mehndi alias Heena Pathani, with whom she had a son. He strangled Heena first in a flat in Vadodara, then in a cowshed. Left the child Shivansh near him and fled,” Abhay Chudasama, Inspector General of Police (Gandhinagar Range) told reporters.
The body of the child’s mother was found packed in a bag in the kitchen of their flat in Vadodara on Sunday. Dixit lived five days a week with Heena in Vadodara, where she worked, and spent the weekend at her Gandhinagar flat. wife and parents,” said the IG.
He met Heena in 2019, when she was working in a showroom in Ahmedabad, and then after a brief separation, reunited with her after getting a job in Vadodara, Shivansh was born in 2020.
The official said that two days ago Dixit had said that he was going to his native Uttar Pradesh to live with his parents and wife.
“An argument broke out and he strangled Heena and then packed the body in a bag and left it in the kitchen, probably because he could not muster the courage to dispose of it. He left the child near a cowshed from where he Often used to buy milk,” he said.
The IG said that Dixit later left for Uttar Pradesh via Rajasthan with her parents and wife, but was caught by the police on the way to Kota, when CCTV cameras showed her getting out of her car and meeting the children. left near the cowshed.
“The child is in an orphanage and his DNA samples will be matched with that of the accused. Dixit, who was arrested for abandoning the child, will also be booked for murder. Primarily, it appears that the accused His wife didn’t know anything about it. His live-in status with Heena,” Chudasama said.