Patna: Purnea police claimed to have solved the mystery behind the murder of two sisters at Jalalgarh village of the district following the arrest of four persons on Saturday.
Purnea superintendent of police (SP) Vishal Sharma said members of the special task force (SIT) carried out raids at different hideouts of the suspects and nabbed four of them on Saturday.
The arrested persons revealed that the two sisters – Mala Devi and Kalawati Devi – were murdered for being litigants.
The SP said altogether 17 persons of the village hatched a conspiracy to eliminate the two sisters, who were living at their parents’ house at Jalalgarh. Both Mala and Kalawati, in their mid-40s, were the brain behind over a dozen cases lodged against the accused. The two sisters were working as social activists in the region.
The SIT, headed by deputy superintendent of police Krishna Kumar Rai, recovered the heads of the two deceased from Bilaria river bank.
Earlier, the police had recovered their beheaded bodies from an abandoned place on June 23.
The bodies were disposed of after post-mortem at Purnea Sadar hospital.
Courtesy: The Telegraph