Bhiwandi woman, paramour arrested for killing husband
A woman and her paramour were arrested for allegedly killing her 36-year-old husband in Bhiwandi town of the district, police said on Saturday.
The woman, Asu Mohanram Chowdhari, 20, a resident of Temghar in Bhiwandi, had illicit relations with Anil Srivastav, 21, also a resident of the same area.
“Her husband Mohanram Bansidar Chowdhari came to know about the affair and disapproved of it,” said Gajanan Kadbule, police public relations officer.
When the accused found that Mohanram was becoming a hurdle in their love affair, they conspired to eliminate him. Around 3pm on Friday, Anil caught hold of Mohanram while the latter’s wife allegedly strangulated him to death, the police said.
An offence under sections 302 (murder) read with 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention) of the Indian Penal Code was registered on Friday night against the two accused who were arrested in the wee hours today, police said.
Further investigation into he case was being conducted by the Shanti Nagar police.
The body has been sent for postmortem, police added.