Guwahati: In a shocking incident, a 21-year-old woman in a village in Tripura's Dhalai district allegedly killed her husband and buried his corpse under their bedroom floor after a fight, police said on Saturday.
The accused, identified as Bharati Rean,g allegedly killed 30-year-old Sanjit Reang on Thursday afternoon at Gandacherra in Dhalai district, nearly 130 kilometres from Tripura's capital city of Agartala, and buried him under the mud floor of their bedroom.
The incident came into light when she went to the police to confess to the crime. She was arrested on the same day.
"We arrested 21-year-old woman Bharati and took her custody from a court through online mode. As per our preliminary investigation, the couple had a family dispute for long. They had a quarrel on the day of the incident and in between the quarrel, she hit her husband on his head and buried him under the bedroom floor," an official at the Gandacherra police station told media.
Speaking to sources, Dhalai Superintendent of Police Kishore Debbarma confirmed the incident and said an FIR has been registered in the matter.
The officials also informed that preliminary investigation suggests that the couple was engaged in frequent quarrels. The same was corroborated by neighbours.
As per reports, it is learnt that the accused has tested COVID-19 positive during the routine procedure. She was then shifted to a COVID-19 care centre at Ambassa, the headquarters of the Dhalai district.
It is to be mentioned that the couple has a seven-year-old daughter, who is under the custody of her relatives for the time being.
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