Umerkote: A youth surrendered before police and confessed to his crime after hacking a person to death over an alleged love affair with his sister at Kumuli village under Raighar block of Nabarangpur district on Saturday.
The arrested has been identified as Bhabatosh Bhadra and the deceased as Dipankar Biswas of Kumuli village.
According to reports, Bhabatosh Bhadra killed Dipankar over a suspected affair with his sister.
At around 7 pm yesterday Bhabatosh attacked Dipankar with a sharp weapon at Kumuli playground.
Later, he surrendered before the local police and confessed to have killed Dipankar following a love affair with his sister.
An FIR was lodged by Dipankar’s family at the Raighar Police Station in connection with the incident late at night yesterday.
However, the family has alleged in the complaint that Dipankar was murdered over past rivalry, police said.
“A case has been registered under section 302 of IPC. The body has been sent for post mortem. Further investigations are on,” said the investigating officer.