The two, who were arrested yesterday, had allegedly chopped the body into pieces after killing the man and dumped them after putting them in a gunny bag, police said.
Reena Sahu (36) and her lover Sunil Pradhan (29) of Rukha village allegedly killed Koka Sahu (38) with sharp weapons on March 31 and cut his body into pieces before dumping the parts at Mardharajpur, five km from Chadeyapada on April 1, said Inspector In-Charge of Polasara police station, Tapaswini Kanhar.
Police recovered the body parts from Mardharajpur on April 2 and registered a murder case.
Stating that Koka was eliminated for having objected to his wife's relationship with Sunil, police said three days before the murder, the couple had quarrelled.
Police zeroed in on both Reena and Sunil, who finally confessed to the crime during interrogation, said Sub Divisional Police Officer, Dilip Kumar Das adding police seized the sharp weapons used in the crime.