Srinagar, July 4: 30 year-old woman has been arrested along with her paramour for killing her husband to hide their illicit relationship, police said on Monday.
On 4 July the body of 32 year old Fayaz Ahmed Dar was found in bathroom at his residence in Vijipara Hajin.
Zamruda wife of the deceased was held by police, along with her paramour Showkat Ahmed Bhat resident of Khomina Hajin, on Saturday during investigation of the case.
Police said the accused killed 32 year old Fayaz Ahmed inside his house in Vijapara during the night of Shab-e-Qadar in such a way to make it seem like a suicide.
Earlier, some rope marks and injuries were found on neck of the deceased and people who suspected foul play behind the man’s death alerted the police. The body was sent to the Sumbal Hospital for post-mortem. Later police investigated the matter and constituted a special investigation team (SIT) under the supervision of Dy SP Sumbal Rashid Akbar.
Police have arrested Zamruda w/o the deceased and her lover Showkat Bhat.
“Investigation has revealed that wife of the deceased had illicit relation with Showkat,” Dy SP Rashid Akbar said.
Both primary accused had hatched the conspiracy few days before and executed it on the night of Shab-e- Qadar, police said.
Many suspected were arrested and it was wife of the deceased who admitted the crime, Dy SP said.
Police have registered case under FIR Number 42/ 2016.