In a shocking incident a woman has reportedly killed another woman in Sriyul village in the Nyuma Sub Division of Leh District over alleged extramarital affair with the husband of the accused.
This was informed by SSP Leh, Sargun Shukla at a press conference here on Wednesday.
As per police sources, a woman identified as Tsering Dolker, wife of Angchok Dorjay of Sriyul attacked a widow namely Dolma Tashi, wife of Tundup Tsering, a resident of same village with stick after seeing her husband coming out from the widow house.
The accused attacked the widow, as the latter was having illicit relations with her husband. The victim received serious injuries and died due to excessive bleeding.
SSP Leh said that in the morning of April 2, police received information about a injured woman lying in serious condition.
After getting information, a team from Nyoma Police Station rushed to the spot and arrested the accused lady.
The weapon used to kill the victim was also recovered. While talking to media persons, SSP Leh Sargun Shukla flanked by Additional SP Stanzin Losal said that the accused killed the widow as the latter was having illicit relations with the husband of the accused.
After conducting an autopsy at SNM Hospital, the body of the deceased has been handed over to legal heirs for last rites, she said, adding that husband of the accused has is at large soon after the incident and police has launched manhunt to trace him out.
“Husband of the accused is missing since then and search operation is going on to apprehend him,” She also informed that there is an old extramarital affair between the deceased and the husband of the accused.
Investigation is complete in every respect and police has handled the case very professionally, she added.