Police apprehended a man along with his first wife for killing his second wife and trying to cremate by Nambul river at New Nambulane TYC Ground this morning.
People of the Lambulane locality found a couple early in the morning in a suspicious manner as the couple was trying to cremate a body without any traditional rituals and without anyone else. They reported the police immediately and police prevented from burning the dead body. The couple was arrested.
The death body was identified as RK. Shanti Devi, 38 daughter of Th. Lala Singh from Mayang Imphal.
Shanti was a mother of a nine years old girl and a 25 days old baby boy. Modhusana was her second husband.
The apprehended couple were R.K. Modhusana and Shanta Devi from Singjamei Wangma Kshetri Leikai. Both have a 11 years old son.
Modhusana was staying with his second wife at a rent at Tera Khamnam Bazar Soyam Leirak, Imphal West.
Shanti was hanged to death at the rental house and the death body was brought at the ground at 4 am. A police case has been registered. The death body was taken to the mortuary of RIMS.