Gajapati: Extramarital affair was the reason behind murder of one Chipur Sanjeev of Bhupatilaxmipur village in Gajapati district on July 16, police revealed today in a presser, with arrest of three persons for their alleged involvement in the crime.
While police have managed to arrest the main accused Venugopal and his two brother-in-laws from Hyderabad, another person involved in the case is still absconding.
According to police, on the fateful day the victim was on his way to the court to attend hearing of a case along with his wife on his motorbike.
One of the accused stopped Sanjeev midway while he was on his way to Sitapur from Paralakhemundi and requested for some petrol and he fell in the trap. When he stopped the motorbike to help the man, another accused threw chilli powder into his eyes and hit his head with a stick, following which he fell off the motorcycle. The wrongdoers attacked with a sharp weapon killing him on the spot, informed Amulya Kumar Das, Gajapati SP in a presser.