The victim was drugged and strangled to death
CHENNAI: Police on Sunday made a breakthrough in the man missing case of Ashok Kumar of Bazaar Nagar in Avadi when they arrested his wife Sweety Rekha (19).
Suburban police sources said she drugged Ashok last November and strangled him to death with the help of her lover Asim (25) and accomplices Vinod (19) and Thalip Basha (21).
The men, who were also arrested on Sunday, transported his body and dumped it in a forest area in Chittoor district.
The motive behind the murder was to eliminate Ashok who was a hindrance to the relationship Asim and Rekha had, sources added.
All the four were later remanded to custody and sent to Puzhal prison.
Source: The Hindu