Police: Major who killed Shailza, reveals he has 3 girlfriends
Major Handa called and ‘confessed’ about the crime to one of his ‘girlfriends’ in Delhi after brutally murdering his fellow officer’s wife, said police.
The police officer who did the investigation of Handa went through the content on his mobile phones said the arrested officer had at least three girlfriends in the city.
The officer said, the women he apparently called and informed about the murder is much older to him, “He is most attached to this woman. But when he told her about killing Shailza Dwivedi, she thought he was bluffing and disconnected the phone call. She did not feel the need to alert the police.”
According to investigators the murder was “preplanned“. The woman was questioned by the police but was ignorant about Handa’s crime. Investigators said they had made conscious efforts to ensure her relationship remains a secret.
One unrevealed source commented that “The woman is a divorcee and has grown-up children. We tried to ensure her relatives or neighbours did not get a trace about her relations with Handa.”
Handa had befriended some of these women in 2015 by allegedly creating a fake Facebook profile to send friend requests to unknown women.
“Handa had come across Shailza’s Facebook profile while surfing from the fake account but did not send a friend request when he realised she too was the wife of an Indian Army Major. Instead, he met her directly during a get-together,” said the officer.
Handa told his interrogators that the family was aware about the fact that Shailza was “obsessed” by him.
Police said she was killed for objecting to his marriage proposal and unwanted advances.
“Each of these women he has had an affair with or was chasing had a faint idea of his multiple affairs but he was able to convince them to continue their relationships with him,” said the interrogator.
On 4th June 2018, Handa came in Delhi, on the pretext of getting himself treated for migraine and then eventually he pursued Shailza. Then he was using the opportunity to apparently confront and interact with Shailza at the army’s base hospital in Delhi cantonment where she was visiting for physiotherapy sessions.
The investigator revealed “When Shailza’s husband Amit Dwivedi could not contact his wife on Saturday, he visited the hospital and requested to see CCTV footage. In the footage, Amit spotted Handa. He was alerted as Handa was posted in Dimapur in Nagaland and wasn’t supposed to be in Delhi.”
He immediately pointed the finger of suspicion at Handa.
Since Amit was aware of the so called unwanted attention his wife was receiving from Handa, he approached the police who informed him of his wife’s murder.