Jharkhand police constable kills girl friend, surrenders

Rourkela: A Jharkhand Police constable, who has allegedly killed his girl-friend surrendered before police at Biramitrapur in Odisha’s Sundargarh district on Thursday.

The incident took place on February 1 and the constable Jiten Oram confessed his crime to his superiors yesterday evening and was brought to Biramtrapur Police Station, Odisha police said.

Oram(22) said he had an affair with a 24-year-old woman from Ranchi, who was the sister in law of his elder brother.

As the woman was pressurising him to marry her, Oram said he brought her to Odisha on February 1 and late in the afternoon took her into a dense forest on Odisha-Jharkhand border.

The constable then hit the woman on the head with a blunt object he was carrying and hit her a couple of times more when she fell on the ground dead.

He first tried to bury the body at the same place but unable to do so, he dragged the body to a another place and dumped it before leaving for Bansjore in Jharkhand, Oram confessed.

During investigation it was found that the spot where he killed his girlfriend was actually inside Jharkhand, while the body was dumped inside Odisha.

Inspector In-Charge of Biramitrapur police station, Manas Kumar Deo said as the crime took place inside Jaharkhand territory and the police of that state are now investigating the case.

“We are helping as the body was found this side, he said.