A woman and her brother were arrested by the Delhi Police in connection with the gruesome murder of her live-in partner at a flat in Lajpat Nagar area. The woman, already married, had left her husband over some marital discord and started a living with Sunil, the restaurant cook in Delhi. But after sometime, Anita started feeling dejected and told Sunil that she wanted to go back to her hometown. She also told him that she wanted to break up with him. But Sunil insisted her to stay with him. He also allegedly blackmailed her so that vshe won’t leave him. Agitated, Anita told her woes to her brother Bijay Chhetri.
Chhetri, who lived in Kalimpong got in touch with a killer and came to Delhi to murder Sunil. On Saturday night, as per Anita’s plan, she left for a friend’s place in Greater Noida. She didn’t lock the door. At around 4 am, Chhetri and his friend Rajendra entered the flat and slit Sunil’s throat. They left quietly leaving him in a pool of blood. They dumped the knife used for murder in nearby bushes. Later, the took train from Anand Vihar to West Bengal. On Sunday morning, Anita returned to her flat.
She raised an ‘alarm’ after which her landlord called the police. It was her inconsistent statements that led police to suspect her role. After intense grilling she finally confessed to cops.
Anita and her live-in partner Sunil Tamang, 28, used to stay in a rented apartment in Amar Colony area of the national capital. Sunil, who hailed from Nepal, worked as a waiter at a restaurant in Saket, they said. The woman had earlier told police that she had gone to meet her friend in Greater Noida at 11.30 pm on September 9. When she returned the next day around 2 pm, she found Sunil Tamang's body on the floor, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Southeast) Chinmoy Biswal said.