60-yr-old woman who killed husband by giving electric shocks imprisoned for life

A 60-year-old assistant professor has been sentenced to life in prison for allegedly killing her husband, who was a retired doctor, with electric shock.

On May 2, 2021, her husband Dr. Mamta Pathak, professor of chemistry, has been arrested by police for killing Neeraj Pathak, 63, by giving him sleeping pills and causing an electric shock.

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“The Session Court found her guilty of murder and sentenced her to life imprisonment,” said prosecution lawyer Shivakant Tripathi.

“Dr. Neeraj Pathak was found dead at his residence on May 1. His wife Mamata had gone to Jhansi and when she returned on May 1, she found her husband dead,” Tripathi said.

“During the investigation, Mamata’s driver told police that Mamata had made a big mistake on her way to Jhansi. Tripathi added that the police had also found audio that went viral on social media saying that Neeraj Pathak’s wife was torturing him.

She confessed when police interrogated Mamata.

“Mamata knew that Neeraj Pathak was having an affair with another woman. In January 2021, Mamata had complained to the police that her husband had mixed her food with sleeping pills to meet another woman. However, she has since withdrawn her complaint, ”the police said in the chargesheet.

“Mamata, a chemistry professor, gave her husband an overdose of sleeping pills and then killed him with an electric shock on the night of April 29. He planned to go to Jhansi with his son for two days. The chargelist is included.

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