CHENNAI: Police on Monday night arrested a man for murdering his friend’s wife in Thiruporur. The woman’s body was recovered from a well two weeks ago.
Police identified the deceased as Chandra, 30, of Kovilambakkam. She was working in a textile shop.
Investigations revealed that the woman was not in good terms with her husband, Manikandan.
Manikandan’s friends Dinesh Babu, 36, of Nanmangalam developed an affair with the woman. He took her to a deserted spot and forced her to share a physical relationship with him. As she refused, Dinesh murdered her by hitting her with a boulder and dumped the body in a well. Police identified her with the help of the uniform of the textile shop found on the body.
Dinesh has been remanded in judicial custody.