HYDERABAD: A 29-year-old techie, with the help of her boyfriend, hatched a conspiracy to eliminate her husband as he knew about their affair. According to police, she offered Rs 20 lakh supari to a gang to get her husband killed.
Police on Thursday arrested five persons involved in the murder. They included the techie, A Vasantha, her lover, Chaitanya, and a gang of three members -- T Satish, K Krishna and Rajkumar. Police also recovered some lethal weapons from them.
The victim, a lecturer at a GRE / TOEFL coaching institute located in Shamirpet police station limits, gained knowledge about his wife’s illegal affair and she planned to kill him.
On April 11 night, when the victim, A Srinivas Kumar, was returning to his home in Jeedimetla the gang members attacked him with weapons on Upparapally main road and he died on the spot. A day after the incident, police registered a case and began investigation.
“During investigation, it was found that the victim’s wife had an illegal affair and that she gave Rs 15,000 advance to the gang for killing Srinivas,” said P Kasi Reddy, inspector, Shamirpet.