Indian man kills his live-in-lover, hides body in bed box
A man allegedly killed his partner in their rented apartment in Nalasopara area of Maharashtra, India and hid her corpse in a bed box.In their rent agreement, Hardik Shah (30) and Megha Torvi (40) had claimed to be a married couple, the Times of India reported.Shah, who was arrested from the Nagda junction railway station in Madhya Pradesh early Tuesday, February 14, 2023, was brought to Nalasopara on Wednesday.Tuling police, where a case of murder has been registered, will produce him before the Vasai court.Hardik is accused of strangling Torvi in the rented flat in Sita Sadan, Nalasopara (east).According to police, the matter came to light when the real estate agent Sanjeev Thakur approached the cops after he received a call from Megha’s aunt in Karnataka on Monday.She told Thakur that Hardik had called her claiming to have killed Megha and he also threatened to commit su*cide. Thakur reached the flat and found it locked from the outside. Hardik’s cell phone was not reachable and there was a foul smell emanating from the flat.Cops broke open the door to find furniture missing. The foul smell led them to the bed in the bedroom. The body was found in the cavity of the bed, with strangulation marks on the neck.Thakur told the police that the couple had rented the flat 20 days ago and they had introduced themselves as a married couple. Hardik, a Mira Road resident, was unemployed and Megha worked as a nurse.Cops tracked Hardik and found that he was travelling by the Paschim Express train. Cops coordinated with their counterparts across railway stations and detained him at the Nagda railway station, where he confessed that their frequent fights over monetary matters led him to kill her.
Abia APGA rejects Governorship Poll results as Labour Party leads
The results of the March 18 governorship poll in Abia state has been rejected by the All Progressives Grand Alliance. The Independent National Electoral Commission has so far announced results in 10 LGAs. In a statement signed on Monday by the APGA Chairman Abia State, Rev. Augustine Ehiemere, the party said it would not accept an election “marred by irregularities.” It, however, urged supporters to remain calm as they await the conclusion of the process. The statement read partly, “The results so far announced did not in any way reflect the will of the good people of Abia voters as demonstrated at the various polling units.“We are highly disappointed that the votes cast for our candidate, Professor Greg Ibe, were suppressed and not credited to him.“Regrettably too, there were brazen irregularities, including snatching of ballot papers, over-voting, unprecedented manipulation and violence against the opposition.“Most of the results were collated without recourse to BVAS machines, hence, they cannot be relied upon.“We appeal to our members to remain calm and watch things unfold. We firmly believe that light will triumph over darkness, and Abia emancipated from the chains of undemocratic forces.“The election was marred with irregularities in all parts of the state, and APGA cannot accept a highly flawed election.” Only ten local government results have so far been collated, and they include; Ukwa East, Umunneochi, Ukwa West, Bende, Isialangwa North, Isialangwa South, Arochukwu, Ugwunnagbo, Isuikwuato and Ikwuano. So far, the results announced puts the Labour Party in the lead with a margin of 13,132.
BREAKING: INEC Declares PDP’s Mutfwang winner of Plateau Gov Election
The Plateau State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Caleb Mutfwang, has been declared as the winner of Saturday’s governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission.The result declared by the INEC Presiding Officer, Musa Yusuf, after counting the votes scored by parties that participated in the election shows that Mutfwang had the highest votes beating the All Progressives Candidate, Nentawe Yilwatda.Recall that the PDP governorship candidate was reported to be taking an early lead as of 11 am when INEC resumed collations of results from the 17 local government areas of the state.Details later…
Chimaroke Nnamani dumps PDP after losing Senate Re-Election to LP
Chimaroke Nnamani, the senator representing Enugu East Senatorial District, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,He announced his exit from the PDP after he lost his senatorial bid to the Labour Party.Nnamani also expressed appreciation to his constituents for the unalloyed support over the years.The former Enugu State governor’s formal exit from the opposition party was contained in a statement he signed on Monday.The PUNCH reports how the senator was expelled by the PDP on February 10, 2023, alongside some other key party members for alleged anti-party activities. This is also as he lost his bid to return to the Senate to his rival Kelvin Chukwu of the Labour Party.Nnamani stated that he had consulted with his associates and constituents alike and had decided to quit the PDP on account of irreconcilable differences with the national leadership of the party.Speaking further, he noted that he had moved on and hoped that his modest contributions to the development of his constituency would be the building block on which his successors could build on.While reaffirming his acquaintance with the President-elect, Bola Tinubu, he promised to continue to partner him.The former governor also thanked Nigerians especially the Ebeano political family and urged them to remain steadfast in the years ahead.He further expressed optimism that the Tinubu administration would promote good governance, rule of law and human rights for the interest of all Nigerians.
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