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Chopped corpse recovered in Bengal, couple arrested

IANS  |  Kolkata 

A severed body of a 26-year-old man was recovered in West Bengal's district after he was reported missing from his residence and a couple arrested for his murder, police said on Thursday.

"a resident of Jojra was reported missing on November 5 after which we started an investigation and the next day his body was found near the embankment. In course of investigation, we found that he was in an illicit relationship with a married woman, Marjina Bibi, 36," an of said.

According to him, prime accused Zakir Hossain, 45, suspected his wife and that day he caught them red-handed. In a fit of rage, Hossain, who is a by profession, killed Abdul and later chopped his body to hide the evidence.

"The couple have been arrested and based on their statements, head and other body parts were recovered from a dumping ground at a different location," he added.



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First Published: Thu, November 08 2018. 19:56 IST