Woman, paramour kill husband; duo held

Rourkela: Police today claimed to have solved the murder of man after arresting his wife and her lover today.

According to sources, Manjeet Kaur from Timber colony under Plant Site Police Station strangulated her husband Papu Singh on Thursday night with help of her lover, Daljeet a neighbour.

Since Papu who worked as a truck driver used to stay out of the house most of the times, Manjeet had developed an intimate relationship with Daljeet.

On discovering their illicit affair, Papu protested and quarrelled with his wife. On Thursday, an altercation ensued between the couple following which Manjeet killed Papu, informed sources.

“When he tried to strangulate me I retaliated and grabbed his neck after which he choked and died, Manjeet told OTV.

Daljeet meanwhile said, “I never interfered in the couple’s affairs and did not even know that such an incident has occurred.”

Police have forwarded the duo to court.