Navsari, Mar 30: Mysterious death of a 25-year-old young NRI woman rocked the Navsari town on Saturday.
The woman was identified as Shweta Panchal, who was aspiring to go to the UK for further studies with her photographer husband Anukur. Her body was recovered from a railway crossing near Hansapor village on the outskirts of the town.
Police identified the suspect as Govind Asudani, friend of victim's husband, who killed Shweta. Asudani is absconding after the murder.
Police found strangulation mark on neck of the woman who is believed to have been strangulated with hands.
Earlier on Friday evening, Shweta had gone to Govind’s house in connection with her passport but did not return home on time.
The family desperately started searching for her and later, they lodged a missing complaint with the police.
Ankur then informed police that his wife was last seen by those who knew her, with Asudani on Friday evening after which she went missing. Ankur had contacted Asudani for help to find Shweta.