SRINAGAR: Police in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur district have reportedly cracked a murder case involving a 42-year-old man whose throat was slit.
The victim, Puran Chand of Balota Upperla village, was found dead near Lakhera Nallah two days ago. Bikram Kumar, a resident of Basantgarh, has been apprehended in connection with the crime, media reports said. Surprisingly, it has emerged that Kumar was romantically involved with Chand’s wife.
The investigation took a significant turn when Kumar confessed to the murder, disclosing his affair with the deceased’s spouse. The motive for the murder, as per the reports in media appear to be a confrontation that occurred at Chand’s residence on October 22.
The murder weapon was also recovered by the authorities.