The deceased are Sarvar Alam alias Mohammad Ali Mohammad Haroon, age around 35 and his son Dadu, age around 5-6 years. The crime was committed by Sarvar”s wife Manisha Kushwah, who is around 25-30 year old.
The family hails from Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh. Manisha and Mohammad fell deeply in love in their native town and when their family opposed, secretly married and eloped to Nagpur. Since last eight months the family had been living at a modest home in Bombay Chikenwala Lane near Timki police station square. Sarvar was a poor saree artisan on hard times. The pathetic financial condition of the family developed cracks as deep as their previous love between Sarvar and Manisha.
Broken by constant clashes at home and lack of steady income, Sarvar took solace in drinking, which took him further away from his wife.
On the fateful Friday, the door of their home did not open since morning but nobody took any notice of it. The cylinder delivery-man came at around 3 pm but did not receive any reply despite constant knocking. He then peeped inside the home through a open window. The gruesome scene inside caused him to shriek in dreadful fright, attracting the attention of the neighbourhood. Inside, Sarvar and Dadu were lying in dried thick blood on the floor and Manisha was hanging motionless from the ceiling.
The neighbours immediately contacted Tehsil police and PI Santosh Khandekar and his squad rushed to the scene of horror. The cops had to break open the door to enter the home. The dumbstruck cops found a huge and sharp knife near Dadu which was apparently used to slit his and his father’s throat. Considering the seriousness of the crime, the information was relayed to senior police officials.
Joint police commissioner Rajwardhan Sinha, Crime Branch incharge additional CP Ranjankumar Sharma along with finger print experts rushed to Timki. The cops performed spot panchanama and sent the bodies to Mayo for post-mortem.