Kolkata: A married woman and her lover were arrested on Friday for allegedly being involved in the kidnap and murder of a youth in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district, police said.
The body of Ajay Kar, a resident of Habra’s Banipur, who went missing on Thursday evening, was found in a bush near the railway tracks close to Ashokenagar station on Friday morning. A deep injury mark was found on his head. Homemaker Rakhi Biswas (22) and her alleged paramour Biswajit Bhattacharya have been arrested.
Deceased Ajay Kar, 25, was also involved in an extra-marital affair with the woman for the last few months. The incident came to light on Wednesday after the family members of Kar lodged a complaint of him being missing since morning. His body was found on Wednesday night, police said.
“The duo has been arrested on the basis of complaint lodged by the deceased’s family. We are awaiting the autopsy report to determine the reason of his death,” police added.
Kar’s family members claimed the relation between him and Chowdhury deteriorated recently after he did not agree to her marriage proposal and she kidnapped and killed him with the help of her other lover Biswajit.
“A housewife, named Sakhi Chakraborty, and her lover Biswajit has been arrested from North 24 Parganas district’s Ashoknagar in a case of murder of a local youth, whom they knew from before,” said an officer from Ashoknagar police station.
They demonstrated with the dead body outside the police station on Friday morning demanding the arrest of the two accused. According to the deceased mother, She asked her son to get married to her but he refused. Sakhi also had an affair with another person. The deceased’s family suspect both of them killed his son.