Woman who killed husband, attempts suicide in lock up
Kolkata: A woman who had killed her husband, a local Trinamool Congress activist of Sonarpur in South 24-Parganas, after conspiring with her boyfriend, attempted suicide inside the police lockup on Sunday morning.
Victim's wife Madhumita Mistri had been under police custody since she was arrested by the police on April 19. She has been kept under observation.
According to police, she attempted suicide by cutting her hand and throat with a blade. A question has, however, been raised on how she got a blade inside the police lockup. Some of the policemen posted outside the lockup found the injured victim with her hand and throat bleeding profusely. She was immediately treated by doctors. The woman conspired with a person with whom she had an extra marital affair and killed her husband. The incident took place on April 9. The matter came to light after the woman's boy friend admitted his guilt before the investigators after his arrest. Both the accused have been arrested on April 19. The victim, Samir Mistri, a local Trinamool Congress was shot dead by the accused Chandan Mondal. According to the investigation, police came to know that victim's wife Madhumita had developed an illicit relationship with Mondal around two-and-a-half year ago.
Both the woman and her boy friend admitted their relationship before the police and the hatched plan to kill Mistri.
The incident took place when the victim was having his dinner inside his house.
The front door of their room was kept open by the woman to help her boyfriend to carry out the crime.
According to the investigation, police said that there was a quarrel between the couple after the victim came to know about the relationship. The accused might have committed the crime as the victim had opposed their relation.