Teacher arrested over marriage ceremony bomb abolish


The couple

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The couple obtained married on 18 February

Police in India accumulate arrested a college trainer in connection with a “marriage ceremony bomb” that killed a newly-married tool engineer and injured his wife.

Punjilal Meher worked with the sufferer’s mom in Orissa insist, police said.

They utter he plotted the revenge killing after she modified into promoted over him at their work insist – a insist college.

The finest killing in February riveted India and led the police to demand more than a hundred people, mostly kin and company of the couple.

Soumya Sekhar Sahu, a 26-three hundred and sixty five days-outdated tool engineer, modified into killed and his 22-three hundred and sixty five days-outdated wife Reema modified into seriously injured when he opened a parcel addressed to him, five days after their marriage.

Sahu’s Eighty five-three hundred and sixty five days-outdated colossal aunt Jemamani Sahu modified into furthermore killed within the explosion on 23 February at their household dwelling in Patnagarh, a itsy-bitsy metropolis in Orissa’s Balangir district.

The police said Mr Meher felt slighted when the mom of the sufferer replaced him because the considerable of the college, as she modified into senior to him.

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A video take hold of of the kitchen moments after the incident

Orissa police chief RK Sharma suggested newshounds that Mr Meher had “single-handedly” deliberate the killing by downloading a bomb-making manual from the cyber net and assembling the explosive at dwelling.

He packed the bomb in a parcel and travelled by put collectively to Raipur, some some 230km (142 miles) away. He couriered the packet from there to withhold far from detection, Mr Sharma said.

The parcel then made a 650km (403 miles) jog on three buses and handed thru four pairs of hands sooner than reaching Patangarh on 20 February.

A decal on the field delivered by a courier company said it had been despatched by a SK Sharma from Raipur.

“This appears to be like to be like cherish a marriage ceremony gift,” Soumya Sekhar suggested his wife minutes sooner than opening the parcel. “The neatly-behaved component that I do not know is the sender. I do not know any individual in Raipur.”

Police had scoured cell cell phone info, and scanned laptops and telephones belonging to the couple, sooner than questioning Mr Meher.

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