Pratibha Gautam Murder: The Quint’s Report Made Part of Probe

The Quint reported that her husband, the main accused in the case, was active on matrimonial sites after marriage.

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Kanpur judicial magistrate Pratibha Gautam. (Photo Courtesy: Facebook/<a href="">PratibhaGautam</a>)

The Quint’s report on the murder of judge Pratibha Gautam has been made part of the probe into the case by by Kanpur police.

In its report published on 13 October, The Quint had revealed that Gautam’s husband Manu Rajan, the prime suspect in the case, was active on matrimonial websites even after marrying Gautam.

Kanpur Police Takes the Cognition of Report

Taking cognition of the report, Kanpur Police has made it part of its probe. After The Quint put out its report, SSP Shalabh Mishra announced that Rajan’s activities on matrimonial websites will be probed.

Report Has Relevant Facts Against the Accused

The Quint’s report revealed that Rajan was active on the match-making website even when Gautam was pregnant with their child. Besides, he had last logged into the website only three months before her death. This raises the question whether Rajan was planning to remarry.

The Quint has also found that Rajan had threatened to kill Gautam in a WhatsApp message.

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