Woman arrested for killing husband in West Bengal

January 6th, 2009 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS  

Kolkata, Jan 6 (IANS) A local court in West Bengal’s Howrah district Tuesday sent a 24-year-old woman, who murdered her husband Monday, to five days’ police custody.Sagorika Bhattacharjee, a resident of Kamardanga area in West Bengal’s Howrah district, murdered her husband Bapi late Monday evening.

“Bapi’s body was recovered from under his bed. He was strangled to death,” a senior police officer at Dasnagar Investigation Centre said.

According to the police officer, the crime was result of a ‘bad marriage’.

“The couple used to have frequent fights with each other. In a way, it was a bad marriage that led to the murder,” the officer told reporters Tuesday.

The officer said Bhattacharjee fled from her house after committing the crime.

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