Woman killed over 'illicit affair'

NC Network

A 30-year-old married woman was stabbed  to death on Monday in UP's Muzaffarpur, allegedly over an "illicit relationship in Loi village here, police said, adding that the accused has been arrested.

The woman was displaced from Phugana to Loi during the 2013 riots in Muzaffarnagar, they said.

According to Circle Officer Hariram Yadav, a case has been registered against the accused, Munawwer, under sections 302 (murder) and 201 (causing disappearance of evidence), as per the constitutional guidelines.The husband in his complaint alleged ,that the woman had been missing for some days.

During the investigation, Munawwer's involvement was found and he was arrested. Police also found the deadbody, which was dumped in the fields.

The accused has confessed to the crime, police told, adding that Munawwer claimed that the woman had been pressurising him to marry her.

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