Malappuram: Investigation of Sanjit Paswan’s murder case led the Vengara police to Bihar. Jai Prakash (27), a native of Bihar was arrested. He is the wife’s lover and co-accused of the murder who was apprehended in Bihar after the police had found out that he had assisted her via phone on how to commit the murder.
An earlier attempt to catch him had been in vain, so the police had to trap him again to catch him this time. Jai Prakash was presented at Malappuram court. DYSP Abdul Basheer and CI Muhammed Haneefa led the investigation. A team comprising of SI Mujeeb Rahman, senior civil police officers Sahesh, Dinesh Kumar and CPO Saleem nabbed the accused from Bihar.
On the month of January 31st 2023, Sanjit Paswan was murdered by his wife Devi Poonam by strangling him while sleeping using her saree after he had found out about her illicit relationship. She herself then informed the people that her husband isn’t feeling well and took him to the hospital.