Crime

Santanu Patra suicide: Wife, lover arrested in Puri

Puri: Almost ten days after Santanu Patra committed suicide due to the alleged extramarital affair of her wife, Puri police today arrested Anita Pradhan and her lover Amreash Swain today.

Both were detained by the Sadar police and being interrogated for last couple of days.

Minutes before he committed suicide, Santanu posted a video narrating his ordeal in Facebook leading the arrest of the duo. In the video, Santanu Patra narrated the alleged torture by his wife and her lover that forced him to take the extreme step, leaving behind his widowed mother to fend for herself.

Puri Superintendent of Police Sarthak Sarangi said the deceased's wife and her paramour Amaresh Swain, a resident of Jagatsinghpur district were arrested after marathon interrogation and cross examinations of facts and evidences.

In the course of investigation, it was found that the woman was in regular touch with Amaresh before she got married to Santanu and even afterwards.

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