MEERUT: An illicit relationship between a nephew and aunt has led to the murder of a 32-year-old man who was shot dead by the two.
The woman was his wife, and they were dating the nephew. Sandip, the deceased, was a resident of the village of Dahar, s senior police officer said. On Thursday, Sandip went missing without a trace, after which his kin registred a complaint.
Preeti, his 28-year-old wife, confessed to the crime when the police questioned her based on their suspicions.
Police said, Preeti admitted to dating Johnny, 20, and that the two of them came up with a scheme to get rid of Sandip.
When police arrived on the site, they found the body. After a postmortem, the body was later given to the next of kin.
The complaint from the deceased's kin led to the registration of a case against them under Section 302 (murder), according to Superintendent of Police Aniruddh Singh.
He said that the accused have been taken into custody and that more investigation is being done.
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