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The CBI has alleged Aman Mani staged a road accident of his car Hyundai i10 at Firozabad to claim that Sara had died of fatal injuries but she was strangulated in a nearby field and her body was placed in the car.
"During an investigation, it was found that after her marriage with the accused, Sara was allegedly being subjected to physical torture and cruelty by the accused," CBI spokesperson R K Gaur said.
The spokesperson said Aman Mani had killed Sara with a "premeditated plan" to get rid of her on July 9, 2015.
He allegedly framed a fake road accident and presented the same as the cause of death of Sara, Gaur said.
Earlier, he was given ticket by the SP but after Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav took reins of the party his nomination was cancelled and Munna Singh was declared new candidate from the constituency.
Giving details of the charge sheet, the CBI sources said Sara was already dead when was shifted from the nearby field to the car and later on the Tata Magic vehicle in which she was taken to the district hospital, Firozabad.
They said the claim of Aman Mani, that he and his wife met with an accident while trying to save a cycle-borne girl crossing the road, was found to be incorrect.
The sources said the agency is looking for other accomplices in the murder case and also the material used to strangulate Sara.
"The CBI has today filed a charge sheet against an accused (husband of deceased) under section 498-A, 302, 201 and 120-B of IPC in the Court of Special Judicial Magistrate, CBI Cases, Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) in a case relating to alleged murder of his wife Sara Singh," Gaur said.
He said the CBI had registered the case on October 19, 2015, on a request from the Uttar Pradesh government.
He said she was allegedly murdered on July 9, 2015, with a "premeditated plan" by Aman Mani to get rid of her.
Aman Mani was arrested on November 25, 2016, and is in judicial custody.