Friday, May 2, 2008

Police recovered credit card of slain air hostess

The credit card of Sheeba Thomas a former air hostess with Virgin Atlantic airlines has been recovered by the Noida police.

Sheeba, a former airhostess with Virgin Atlantic airlines, was murdered by motorcycle-borne assailants around 11.20 pm on April 8 in sector 31 while she was returning home from a party, in her car.

Earlier police had nabbed Lacchi who revealed the names of others involved in the crime. On April 18 police arrested main accused, Mukesh alias Mukhia who during interrogation confessed before the police that he and his three accomplices had killed her when she tried to fend off their attempt to rob her.

Gajendra Shrotriya, Station Officer of Sector 20 police station, on Wednesday told to press that Mukhia have confessed that he had hidden Sheeba’s credit card in bushes at an abandoned plot in Sector 37. He said, Mukhia took out the credit card, which bore Sheeba's name, from the bushes and handed it over to the police.

Meanwhile the third accused in the case, Ashok, surrendered at the Chief Judicial Magistrate's court at Noida. Shrotriya said the police would seek Ashok's custody.

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