Body of missing entrepreneur found, second wife under scanner

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The victim identified as Shiv Shankar Mishra alias Bablu Mishra worked as a formwork contractor. Mishra had been missing from her home since July 17 under mysterious circumstances.

The body of a 47-year-old man, missing for a week, was found on Sunday in an abandoned plot near his house in Hanumanpuri settlement, within the confines of Sarojininagar police station. Police said the deceased’s brother had filed an FIR for murder under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code and he suspects his second wife’s involvement in the crime. The police sent the body for post-mortem examination and further investigation into the case.

The victim identified as Shiv Shankar Mishra alias Bablu Mishra worked as a formwork contractor. A formwork contractor provides building materials, such as temporary molds, on rental to builders.

Police said Mishra had been missing from his home since July 17 under mysterious circumstances. His second wife, Shashi Mishra, had filed a complaint for his disappearance with the police in Sarojininagar on July 18, but the cops had failed to find him.

The brother of the late Rama Kant Mishra filed the murder FIR suspecting the victim’s wife was behind his mysterious disappearance and murder. He had alleged that the victim’s wife was even reluctant to press charges for his disappearance and she even feigned ignorance when his body was discovered on Sunday morning.

Police have called the canine squad and forensic experts to the location where the body was found to gather evidence while a surveillance team scans the suspect’s detailed call report in the case.

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