Naina Sahni was the victim of tandoor murder case. She was killed by her husband Sushil Sharma. Naina herself was a worker in the Congress party.
Sushil objected to his wife Naina Sahni's friendship with Matloob Karim.
Matloob and Naina were classmates and fellow Congress workers. Sushil suspected Naina of having an illicit relationship with Matloob.
On the night of July 2, 1995, Sushil came home and saw Naina talking on the phone and consuming alcohol.
Naina on seeing Sushil hung up. Sushil redialed the phone to find Matloob on the other end. Enraged he fatally shot Naina.
He took her body to a restaurant called Bagiya and tried to dispose it off with the restaurant manager Keshav Kumar.
The body was chopped into pieces and put in a Tandoor (clay oven) to burn. Smoke emanating from the tandoor caught the attention of patrolling constables.
Police arrested Keshav Kumar but Sushil managed to flee. He surrendered on July 10, 1995.
The second post-mortem was conducted by a board of doctors headed by Prof T.D Dogra of AIIMS.
Two bullets were recovered on second post-mortem from head and neck region which were missed on first post-mortem.
Sushil was sentenced to death on Nov 7, 2003.
The high court upheld the lower court's decision.
--IBNS (Posted on 08-10-2013)