CBI probes death of Gurgaon judge's wife

New Delhi/Gurgaon, Aug 8 (IANS) The CBI Thursday registered a case and team made a video recording at the spot where the body of Geetanjali Garg, wife of Gurgaon's Chief Judicial Magistrate Ravneet Garg, was found last month.

Geetanjali was found dead in a park in Gurgaon police lines area July 17. She had received three bullet injuries and police have recovered four bullet shells from the spot. Garg's licensed firearm was found near the body.

An 11-member CBI team headed by Deputy Inspector General Vinita Rathore, along with Superintendent of Police Rakesh Rathi, visited the police lines area and made a video, a police official said.

The team first reached Police Commissioner Alok Mittal's office around 12.15 p.m. and met members of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) which was probing the case till now, the official said.

The federal agency has taken up the investigation of the case after a request of the Haryana government was notified by the central government.

Earlier, a case was registered by Gurgaon police against Garg and his parents on the complaint of Geetanjali's brother Pradeep Aggarwal, accusing them of murder. Geetanjali's family also alleged dowry harassment.

The friends and relatives of Geetanjali Sunday blocked the Delhi-Jaipur national highway on Gurgaon's Rajiv Chowk demanding immediate suspension of Garg and his arrest along with his parents.


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