Noida: In a shocking incident, a youth was killed by a contract killer hired by his own mother in Luharali village under Dadri police station area in Greater Noida for questioning her illicit relation.
Dadri police exposed the murder case on Friday with arrest of five accused including the deceased’s mother. The deceased was identified as Anshul of Luharali village.
According to police, the woman had developed an illicit relationship with the priest of a temple in the village, which turned gossip of the village.
The son also heard about the alleged illicit affair of his mother from few villagers. But he received a shocking surprise when he himself saw his mother in a compromising state with her rumoured paramour and raised his voice against it.
Following this, the woman along with her son-in-law, priest and two more accomplices planned to eliminate Anshul and hired a contract killer at Rs 35,000, police said.
Body of a youth was found near the bridge of Kot village under Dadri police station area on June 18. Police had launched a probe seizing the body. Post-mortem report revealed that the neck was brutally strangulated and slashed.
During investigation police suspected the involvement of the deceased’s mother and priest. During interrogation they confessed to the crime and revealed the names of their other accomplices.