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Woman held for killing 42-year-old man

KOLKATA: A 42-year-old man was hit on his head with a heavy substance by a woman with who he had an extra-marital relationship.
Some policemen who were carrying out a vigil in Watgunge area on the Western fringes of the city on Tuesday night found the victim lying in a pool of blood. They rescued the victim and took him to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced brought dead.
The victim had severe internal injuries in his head and died due to excessive bleeding. Police have managed arrest the accused woman who was involved in the crime. They are investigating if the accused had hired others to carry out the murder. The victim had been identified as Sambhu Poddar who stayed on the pavement outside Fancy market. He used to work at a local shop. According to preliminary investigation, police suspect that Poddar had developed an extra-marital relationship with the accused woman. The relationship was in jeopardy following a quarrel over some issue. In the course of investigation, police have come to know that a quarrel broke out between the two following which she hit on his head with a heavy substance. There was a deep injury on the back of his head and chin.
The woman, whose identity is yet to be confirmed by police, fled the spot immediately after the incident. Police later arrested the accused who is a local resident. She has been leveled with murder charges.
The investors are investigating if it was a preplanned murder or it happened following an intense heated altercation. The incident has triggered tension among locals on Tuesday night.
Locals are also being interrogated in this connection. Police have initiated a detailed probe in this regard.
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