Rohit Shekhar Tiwari's wife Apoorva Shukla was arrested on Wednesday after she reportedly confessed smothering Rohit to death while he was drunk
In her statement, she cited unhappy marriage the reason behind the murder
Delhi, April 24: Apoorva Shukla, wife of Rohit Shekhar, former UP Chief Minister ND Tiwari's son, confesses to murder, says was unhappy with the marriage
"We have arrested Apoorva with the help of scientific evidence and FSL (forensic) report. She confessed that she has murdered her husband and cited unhappy marriage as the reason," senior police officer Rajiv Ranjan told media.
"She entered Rohit's room on April 16 and executed the crime. She later destroyed the evidence. All this happened within one-and-half hours," said the officer, adding that she initially tried to mislead the Crime Branch team.
Apoorva was the prime suspect in the case since the starting as there was no sign of forceful entry was found and she was present inside the house. Earlier, Shekhar's mother Ujjawala Sharma had alleged that Apoorva was trying to take the property of her two sons, Rohit and Sidhhartha.