Murder over extra-marital affair: Two siblings arrested


Tangi: Two siblings were on Sunday arrested for the murder of a tuition teacher on September 5 over alleged extra-marital affair at Kalupada of Rajendrapur village under Tangi police limits in Khurda district.

Dasa Sahu and his brother Bhasia were arrested for killing Biswaranjan Sethi, a resident of Balinasi village. The deceased had an affair with Dasa’s wife Chamili which led the brother duo to eliminate Biswaranjan, the police said.

The body of Biswaranjan was fished out from a pond on September 6, a day after he went missing. Earlier, the police detained Dasa his wife Chamili and brother Bhasia in connection with the murder. However, the police today released Chamili due to lack of evidence against her.

According to sources, Biswaranjan had developed a love affair with Dasa’s wife. As Biswaranjan was also married, his affair with the married woman triggered quarrel between the two families earlier.

On September 5, Biswaranjan went to Rajendrapur to meet the woman when her husband and brother jointly attacked him leading to his death. Later, they threw his body into the pond.

The accused duo was produced in a court today.

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