25-year-old man killed over suspected affair with married woman in UP's Muzaffarnagar

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Muzaffarnagar, Dec 31 (PTI) A 25-year-old man was poisoned, strangled and his body dumped in a river in a village in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh allegedly by a man, who suspected his wife and the victim were having an affair, police said on Thursday.

The incident took place in Rampur village on Wednesday, and victim Mohit Kumar's body was recovered on Thursday, they added.

Station House Officer of Chapar police station Yashpal Singh said the accused, Suraj, has confessed and subsequently, was placed under arrest.

He said both the accused and the victim were plumbers, and Suraj suspected his wife and Kumar were having an affair. PTI Corr IJT