**Puri: ** The Puri Sadar Police on Friday solved the much talked about Chitrasen Behera murder mystery.
After an intensive investigation, deceased’s cousin Kalandi Behera has been arrested for his murder.
The police investigation indicated that the deceased had illicit relationship with Kalandi’s wife. The accused, however, has claimed that he killed Chitrasen as he raped his spouse.
Confessing his crime before media, the accused said, “I killed him because he raped my wife. He was my cousin. But when my wife told me about this, I strangled him to death.”
According to police, Kalandi was under alcoholic influence when he killed his cousin.
Briefing the media persons here, Puri Sadar SDPO Alekha Charan Padhi said, “Deceased had sexually assaulted Kalandi’s wife. Being aware of this incident, the accused strangled him to death. However, an extra marital affair could be the reason behind this murder.”
Chitrasena’s dead body was found near Balihat area here on 22nd Februrary.