Bhubaneswar: A tuition teacher was arrested by the Commissionerate of Police here in Bhubaneswar alleged to have strangulated a woman who happens to be the mother of his student. The incident came to light on Thursday night as the deceased identified as Sheela Jaya, a resident of BJB Nagar area, is said to have visited the tuition teacher Rashmikant Sahu at his tuition centre in the evening to enquire about her son’s progress in studies.
Sources reveal there was some kind of altercation between the two and in a fit of rage Sahu has been alleged to have strangulated Sheela after having hit her with a blunt metal object on her head. The driver of the car was waiting outside while the lady had gone inside. When Sheela didn’t turn up after a long time the driver is said to have gone inside and found Sheela lying in a pool of blood. Both the driver and Sahu had rushed Sheela to the hospital but the doctors declared her brought dead.
According to Bhubaneswar DCP Satyabrata Bhoi, during interrogation the tuition teacher Sahu has confessed to have strangulated Sheela to death. The husband of the deceased Rajmohan who works as a senior executive of a liquor company is said to be out of station as the incident took place. The police is trying to ascertain the reason behind the murder, Bhoi said.