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Woman arrested for 'killing' husband

Kolkata: A woman was arrested for allegedly killing her husband with help from her lover at Katwa in Burdwan. Both of them have been arrested and were remanded to police custody on Friday.

According to sources, the housewife identified as Shampa Mondal had developed an extramarital affair with her children's private tutor Nayan Pal. But her husband Sujit had no idea of what Shampa was doing behind his back.

A few days ago Shampa and nayan planned to kill Sujit in order to clear their way so that they can get married later.

As per the plan, on Thursday night Shampa sedatives in Sujit's food. As a result, he became unconscious after a few minutes. Later, she called Pal and both of them strangulated Sujit using a pillow.

After the murder they placed his body on the bed and Pal left the house.

On Thursday morning Sujit was found dead. At that moment members of the Mondal family suspected that he had died due to cardiac arrest.

But during the autopsy examination, it was found that Sujit has been murdered. Following that Sujit's father lodged a complaint against Shampa at the Katwa police station.

Immediately police arrested her and during interrogation she admitted to the crime. Later, police arrested Pal on Thursday. The duo were produced at the concerned court with prayer for police remand which was eventually granted. Sleuths may reconstruct the crime scene soon.

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