Berhampur, Jan 6 (LocalWire): A senior clerk, working at the tehsil office in Muniguda, Rayagada district was arrested by Gajapati Police today for murdering her husband with the help of her paramour and three contract killers on 31 December.
The assailants had dumped the body of Jubaraj Chandi, a driver, near the cremation ground at Adava in Gajapati district.
Nibedita Nayak, a mother of twohad paid the hired killers Rs 30,000 to eliminate her husband, additional SP (Gajapati) Sitaram Satapathy, said.
Though police has identified the accused woman’s lover and the three contract killers, they are yet to be arrested.
‘They are absconding but will be arrested soon,’ he said. Police claimed the woman confessed to the murder.
Police said the couple had a love marriage 14 years ago and had settled at Muniguda but fell apart after the woman began a clandestine affair which was objected by her husband, said sub divisional police officer, (SDPO), R Udayagiri AK Mohanty.