Housewife nabbed for killing husband

MALDA
20 Aug 2018

A woman was arrested for allegedly killing her husband to pave the way for her extra-marital affair with a neighbouring youth. Although police arrested Ajma Bibi as an accused of killing Sher Mohammed, her lover Nur Salim is still at large.
It has been learnt from police sources that the body of Mohammed was found at Purti More area of Najirpur village under Kaliachak police stationon Sunday. He was allegedly strangulated to death by his wife Ajma and her lover Salim.
According to locals, Mohammed used to work as a migrant labourer for long. In his absence Mohammed’s wife Ajma allegedly developed an illicit affair with Salim, her immediate neighbour. They duo was warned by the villagers after they were caught red-handed in intimate positions a number of times. However, they continued the affair, the villagers claimed.
Mohammed came to know about the illicit affair of his wife when he returned to village last week to participate in a religious festival. As he protested against the affair, Ajma Bibi and Nur Salim allegedly conspired to kill him.
Mohammed’s body was found yesterday at a bush. The villagers informed police and conveyed their suspicion that Ajma Bibi might have killed him.
Police said that the body was sent for post mortem. Wife of Sher Mohammed was arrested. Her lover absconded after the incident. Searches have been continuing to arrest him. (EOIPC)