New Delhi, June 16: In a shocking incident, a woman and her lover were arrested for allegedly hiring killers for Rs 7,000 to murder her 52-year-old husband in the national capital. Reports inform that the incident took place on June 7 at the couple's accommodation in South Avenue in Delhi. The couple stayed at the servant quarters of MPs' flats in South Avenue. Police informed that a juvenile has also been held for the murder of Suresh Kumar, whose throat was slit when he was alone at his home. However, his accomplice, identified as Aman, is on the run. The report states that Aman was Thakur's friend and allegedly hired for killing Kumar. Delhi Shocker: Woman Along With Lover Kills Her Five-Year-Old Son.
According to a report by PTI, Kumar's wife Anju and Shivam Thakur (21) have been arrested in connection with the murder. Police informed that Kumar did not share good relations with his wife, who was 16 years younger to him, and indulged in gambling.
The woman (his wife) disclosed that she was not happy with her husband indulged in gambling at home. She said several people came to her house, to which she objected, alleging that her husband forced her to make tea and food for them at odd hours.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (New Delhi) Madhur Verma was quoted in the report saying that during investigation, Anju used to often visit her family and friends in Meerut without her husband which raised suspicion about her involvement. Police then zeroed in on Thakur, her relative and paramour. The report states that Thakur was nabbed from a relative's house in north Delhi's Burari, he said. Interrogation revealed that Thakur had developed closeness with Anju, who is related to him.
The report reveals that a month before the incident, the woman had consumed poison after a tiff with her husband. Police said that Thakur was employed at a medical store in Meerut while Anju was working as a domestic help in MPs' flats at South Avenue.