Missing NRI woman found dead, Punjab police say she was murdered by husband’s girlfriend

PUNJAB : Ferozepur police have claimed that the NRI woman, whose body was recently recovered from Bhakra Canal near Lehragaga area in Sangrur, was allegedly murdered by her husband’s girlfriend and the latter’s accomplice.

Ravneet Kaur, who was four months pregnant, had gone missing from outside her parents’ house at Bagge Ke Pipal village in Ferozepur district around a fortnight ago. She was married to Chandigarh-based Jaspreet Singh for the past six years and the two had been living in Australia for more than three years. The couple also has a four-year-old daughter.

Police claimed that Jaspreet’s girlfriend, Kiranjeet Kaur, also an Australian resident, had allegedly kidnapped and murdered Ravneet. “She kidnapped Ravneet with the help of her sister Taranjeet Kaur, murdered her and later threw her body in Bhakra canal. This was done on March 14, and on March 15, Kiranjeet went back to Australia through Singapore airlines,” said Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Ferozepur, Sandeep Goyal.

So far, Taranjeet Kaur and one Sandeep Singh, both residents of Samana in Patiala, have been arrested for allegedly conspiring with Kiranjeet Kaur and Jaspreet Singh in the murder case.