The Hush Post|11:30 am|1-min-read
After three days of interrogation, Rohit Shekhar Tiwari’s wife, Apoorva Shukla Tiwari was finally arrested by the Delhi Police Crime Branch on Wednesday for hatching a conspiracy to murder him.
Late UP and Uttarakhand CM ND Tiwari's son Rohit Shekhar Tiwari's death case: Apoorva Tiwari, the wife of Rohit, who has been arrested today in connection with the case, being taken for questioning by Delhi Crime Branch on April 21. #Delhi pic.twitter.com/7YqZ1z9E0Y
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On April 16, Rohit was found dead under mysterious circumstances in his New Delhi residence. According to the post-mortem report, he died an ‘unnatural death’ due to “asphyxia” as he was strangled and a pillow may have been used to smother him.
Domestic helper Bholu Mandal, Rohit’s cousin Pappu and Apoorva were in the house when Rohit was found dead. Late ND Tiwari’s wife, Ujjwala told the police, that her son and Apoorva did not share a cordial relationship. The couple had issues since day one of their marriage, she had told the police.
However, Ujjwala alleged that Apoorva and her parents had eyes on his property. She told the police, “Apoorva’s family wanted to take control of the properties of both my sons, Siddharth and Rohit.
Apoorva was taken into the police custody on Sunday for questioning. But, she had made contradicting statements during the interrogation.