Wife paramour set husband on fire

first_imgKolkata: A woman allegedly killed her husband with her paramour’s help at Arambag in Hooghly on Sunday.According to sources, on Monday morning, local residents found a foul smell was emitting from the house of Lakshmi Pramanik (36) at Daharkunda in Arambag. When checked the house they saw his wife Moyna was sleeping in the other room of the house with her two children. When her neighbours woke her up and inquired about the foul smell, she said some rat might have died in the house. Also Read – Rs 13,000 crore investment to provide 2 lakh jobs: MamataBut some of her neighbours had doubts on her and they inquired where was Lakshmi. Due to pressure created by the neighbours, Moyna opened the door of the room where Lakshmi slept on Sunday night. As soon as the door opened the smell became stronger. When some neighbours went inside and they saw Lakshmi’s burnt body. When they asked Moyna if she knew anything about the the incident, she denied. Smelling a rat neighbouirs informed the police. After the police recovered the body and sent it for autopsy, they started questioning Moyna. Also Read – Lightning kills 8, injures 16 in stateDuring the investigation cops found some ambiguity in her statement. Also, from local residents police came to know that approximately a week ago Moyna suddenly disappeared and returned after a few days. Suspecting something fishy, sleuths grilled Moyna and she broke down and admitted that she murdered Lakshmi to continue with her extramarital affair with a person identified as Jhantu Dolui of the same area. She called Dolui on Sunday night after Lakshmi slept. Later, they tied him to the bed and stuffed a piece of cloth in his mouth and set him on fire. After knowing the details, police detained Dolui as well. He also confessed to the crime both of them were arrested on Monday afternoon. They will be produced before the Arambag Court on Tuesday with an appeal for police custody.last_img read more