Army officer’s wife Shailja Dwivedi along with a housewife was a beauty queen. She belonged to Amritsar and before marriage was a lecturer in Guru Nanak Dev University. After marriage, she got fond of beauty pageants and decided to participate in them. She participated in Mrs. India Earth. She got murdered in Delhi on Saturday.
The accused of her murder is an Army officer too named Maj. Nikhil Handa. Shailja was a versatile person along with a teacher, beauty contest participant she was also associated with an NGO named Catch and Care. She also used to teach poor children in her spare time.
In 2009, Shailja got married to an Army Officer Amit Dwivedi. Amit was posted to Dimapur Nagaland where Nikhil Handa was posted too. Nikhil and Shailja met each other there in officer’s gatherings or parties. Nikhil became good friends with the couple and fell in love with Shailja.
He was so mad in her love that being a father of a child he wanted to marry already married Shailja. When Shailja refused him, he murdered her. Police have caught him now and doing the further investigations.