KHANDWA (MADHYA PRADESH): A victim of domestic violence in Khandwa turned to an illicit relationship to escape her ordeal and later executed a violent crime to continue her affair, revealed the cops here today. Police said that the woman was in a relationship with her brother-in-law and with his help she murdered her husband who was opposing their dalliance. The duo tired their best to execute a perfect murder but their crime was cracked and they are now in police net.
The body of a youth was found in the pond near Chira Khan Multi under Ramnagar Chowki City Kotwali police station area. Taking cognisance of the matter, a team formed by the Superintendent of Police Vivek Singh reached the spot and started a probe. The cops identified the deceased as one Sanju Bavan.
The police were exploring the murder from all possible angles however; they made a crucial headway as an informer provided leads about the behavior of the wife of the victim.
When woman cops questioned the wife of the deceased Shabana it came to fore that her husband used to beat her after consuming alcohol. Continuous harassment drove her into a love affair with her brother-in-law. The victim was posing as an obstacle in this extra marital relationship.
On learning about the illicit relationship the cops quizzed the duo and they spilled the beans about their heinous act. They strangled Sanju to death, thrashed his head with a heavy stone and cut the veins of his hands with a blade.
They wrapped Sanju’s body in mats and threw it on the banks of a pond. They discarded the blood-stained clothes in the bushes. The whole incident was witnessed by the daughter of the victim who is a minor. The incident has been disclosed by the city police superintendent Lalit Gathe with the journalists on Wednesday. During this, police station in-charge BL Mandloi was present.