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Newsmen Bureau

Kolkata, 20 August: THE police at Chandannagar in Hooghly district in Bengal arrested a woman on Thursday in connection with the death of her boyfriend due to bullet injury.

The woman identified as Baisakhi Sau, allegedly brought the bullet-ridden body of Sanju Hazra to Chandannagar Hospital late on Wednesday and then fled from the spot. Hazra later succumbed to injuries at the hospital.

Police arrested the Baisakhi along with her husband and mother-in-law from Garbati in Chinsura early on Thursday. The trio were later produced in a local court that remanded them to police custody for 9 days.

Police are interrogating the women to ascertain her exact role in the murder of the youth. Prima facie the cops suspect it to be a case of extra-marital relationship, as the deceased was her close friend.

The deceased was a resident of Talbhanga off Chandannagar. He had sustained bullet injuries on his chest and stomach and was brought to the hospital around 11.45 pm on Wednesday.

His family members told police that he had gone out from home on Wednesday evening and did not return.