BONGAIGAON, March 10 � Police driver Gautam Mandal (28) murdered Jahanara Begum (50), wife of a police inspector on Friday around 3 pm in the latter�s quarter in Dadgiri Outpost compound under Basugaon PS. The deceased�s husband Abdul Matleb Khandakar, officer-in-charge of Dadgiri OP found his wife murdered at his quarter when he opened the door after getting back from Basugaon PS last evening around 7.15 pm. Although the incident took place in the afternoon but due to poor telephone connectivity Khandakar was unable to know about it.
Police sources told the media that Mandal killed Jahanara in order to loot Rs 4 lakh that Khandakar had kept in his house. Although he has admitted to the crime, he did not divulge the motive behind the murder, before media.