Woman Strangulates Husband With Paramour’s Help In East Godavari

One of the accused Devi spotted crying after seeing her husband’s dead body - Sakshi Post

Amalapuram: A woman strangled her husband to death and later set him on fire with the help of her paramour in East Godavari district on Wednesday.

According to SI J. Vijaya Babu, the accused, Devi and the victim Emmanuel who belonged to Hakimpeta of Rajamahendravaram moved to Rampachodavaram of East Godavari to earn their living. The couple has a son and a daughter.

Emmanuel, who worked at a construction site befriended Shiva and they would travel to work together. Devi also met Shiva several times whenever she went to visit husband. Soon, the duo (Devi and Shiva) started an extra-marital affair. On learning about his wife's affair, Emmanuel would pick up a quarrel frequently on the issue.

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To get rid of him, Devi came up with a plan to kill her husband with the help of her paramour Shiva. In the process of executing the plan, Shiva invited Emmanuel to quarry market centre in Rajamahendravaram on July 26. And the duo headed to an isolated place near I.Polavaram to consume alcohol. After having  drinks, Shiva went to Gokavaram and returned with Devi. The duo strangled him to death with a dupatta and later set him ablaze.

Locals who saw the body alerted police who recovered Emmanuel's mobile from the spot. Based on his call history, the police caught hold of Devi and Shiva who confessed to killing Emmanuel after questioning.

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