Gangtok, June 11: Police has arrested a 46 year old woman on the charges of killing her neighbor on June 10 at Middle Kitam in South Sikkim.
According to police sources, Shiva Pradhan (31) was sitting in a wooden chair which was placed in the courtyard of the house after having dinner meanwhile his son was watching television inside the bed room.
The son heard his father screaming in pain and holding his neck. The son immediately informed the matter to relatives nearby. Later it was found that he was hacked to death by a sharp weapon by some unknown person.
“His son narrated that while he was trying to hold his father, he uttered, ‘Aunty Ley Katyo’. Later the aunty was identified as Dawki Bhutia (46), a widow.
It was learnt that Shiva and Dawki was having an illicit relationship.
Police found blood stains towards her house from the place of occurrence.
She was arrested after she confessed to crime. Police is trying to ascertain the main reason of the murder/
The accused has been booked under section 302 of IPC. The victim was recently appointed under One family one Job as Safai Karmachari in Zillah Panchayat Office at Kitam.