The Bilaspur police claimed to have solved the murder case of Champa Devi (18), who was found murdered in the nearby jungle of Kharkadi village, near Naina Devi of Bilaspur district.
Local Police has arrested Balbir Singh of Meoth village under Tarwaad gram panchayat, and his paramour for the murder. The police claimed that Balbir, with whom the deceased was engaged some time ago, had fallen in love with Champa’s cousin during his several visits to her house. According to the police, the accused called Champa to the jungle where both Balbir and his paramour killed her.
After committing the crime, Balbir consumed poison at night. When his condition deteriorated, his family rushed him to a nearby hospital, where his condition is said to be out of danger.
The police said both the accused had confessed to their crime and were later arrested.