Police Use Internet to Reach More Witnesses in Greenford Murder Case
Officers urging the community to come forward
Police investigating the murder of Geeta Aulakh in Greenford have taken the unusual step of setting up an email address and a mobile number to encourage people who hold vital information to come forward.
Mrs Aulakh was found with fatal head injuries and her hand severed after trying to defend herself in Braund Avenue, at its junction with Verulam Road, on 16 November.
She was walking to pick up her two sons Tejdeep, eight, and Karam, 10, after leaving work at Sunrise Radio where she was a receptionist.
Leaflets and posters will be used to publicise the new ways in which people can give information to the inquiry team, and anyone who uses these methods can be assured that any details given will be treated with the strictest of confidence.
A Punjabi speaking officer will also be available on the mobile number to speak to callers' who may not have English as their first language.
Detective Chief Inspector Howard Groves of the Homicide and Serious Crime Command said:
"As the investigation into Geeta's murder continues it is clear that the community in this area hold the information we need to ensure that those responsible are brought to justice.
"Geeta was a hardworking, beautiful young mother who had her life in front of her, if you do have any information about her murder I would ask you to confide in us, for the sake of her family and young children."
Two men have been charged with murder and will appear at the Old Bailey March 1st.
December 16, 2009