Hyderabad: The Hayathnagar police solved the murder case of Mohd Mustaq Patel (46), a truck driver reported last week and arrested his wife and her paramour in connection with the murder.
The arrested persons were Mohd.Hameed Patel, Firdous Begum and Syed Nayab, all three from Saidabad.
LB Nagar DCP Sunpreeth Singh said Hameed Patel and Firdous Begum, who were natives of Karnataka were known to each other. Eventually, they started having an extramarital affair for the last two years.
“Mustaq Patel who learnt about the illegal affair and warned his wife and started beating and harassing her,” the DCP said.
The suspect couple then decided to kill Mustaq Patel and had made a futile attempt to kill him six months ago.
On October 22, they got the victim fully drunk and took him in his car near Batasingaram via LB Nagar and Vanasthalipuram.
” They caught his legs and slit his throat with a sharp knife. They left the body in the car and fled from the spot,” the DCP added.
Based on a complaint, the Hayathnagar police booked a case and with the help of technical clues, identified the suspects and nabbed them.