Sonepur: A man from Uttar Pradesh has been arrested for his alleged involvement in the brutal murder of three members of his in-law’s family at Silati village in Odisha’s Sonepur district in July last year.
The accused identified as Papu Sen was carrying a cash reward of Rs 25,000 on his head in connection with another murder case in Uttar Pradesh, Lalitpur (UP) SP Pramod Kumar said. Informing about the arrest of Pupu Sen on April 2, Lalitpur SP Pramod Kumar said that the accused, a native of Lalan village in Mirzapur district of Uttar Pradesh, had married a woman of Silati village under Binika police limits. Later, he took his wife to Uttar Pradesh.
His wife, having four sons, had a relationship with one Rahul with whom she later eloped. To avenge his wife infidelity and elopement, Papu murdered Rahul’s father on July 16 last year. He arrived at Silati village on July 22 and killed his father-in-law, mother-in-law and brother-in-law.
It is being told that Sen’s wife had an extra martial relationship with her lover. She had also eloped with him which had irked Sen.
In July, 2020 Sen had killed his father-in-law Bulu Bhoi (65), mother-in-law Baidehi Bhoi (55) and brother-in-law Shiva Bhoi (25).