‘Bihar farmer was killed over illicit affair’ | Patna News

PATNA: Police on Saturday claimed to have cracked the murder case of an affluent farmer, Bhim Singh Yadav (45), who was stabbed to death by four people near Anandpur Bindpur under the Bihta police station area in Patna on September 25.
Danapur assistant SP Syed Imran Masood said residents of Yadav’s Semra village under the Barhara police station area in Bhojpur district have told police that the latter had an illicit relationship with the wife of his friend, Ashok Rai (44).
Yadav, also a body builder, had reached Danapur on a bike from Semra to receive Rai on the fateful night.
“Police found clothes of Rai torn. Rai had earlier claimed that he had fled the spot after the criminals attacked them. Before his death, Yadav had told some people that Rai was involved in the attack,” Masood said.
He added Rai was arrested a day after the incident as he was made named accused in the FIR lodged by Yadav’s brother Arjun Prasad.
SHO of Bihta police station Ritu Raj said Rai, employee of a jute mill in Kolkata, had reached Patna Junction by a train. “He was picked up by Yadav at Danapur and the two were on way to Semra when the incident occurred,” the SHO added.
Meanwhile, police are still clueless regarding the murder of glass trader Raju Jaiswal (52), who was brutally killed at Chowk in Patna city on Thursday. Patna City additional SP Amit Sharan said Jaiswal was probably killed over a financial dispute.

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