The lover of a 32-year-old lady, who had pounded the life out of his beau’s better half, told police on Tuesday that they had at first scouted for harmful snakes for a few days to execute the homicide.
They figured out how to get a cobra at Pattanampudur close Sulur and discharged the snake in the casualty’s room two months back. In any case, the reptile did not chomp him and left the house a couple of hours after the fact. In this manner, they chose to pound the life out of the man. The lady paid her lover Rs15,000 to take care of business. She additionally consented to give him Rs 5 lakh to set up a rec center in Irugur.
The arrested people were identified as L Sundaram alias Ram, 30, from Sri Nagar and his accomplice K Krishna alias Radhakrishna, 24, from Pattanampudur near Sulur. Ram owned a pet shop at Irugur and Krishna was an employee there.
On August 8, Ram, his paramour S Saradha, 32, and Krishna, murdered Saradha’s husband A Sakthivel, 35, using wooden logs at her residence and they dumped the body inside a ground level water tank. The city police arrested Saradha on August 9 for murdering her husband. She confessed to police that she wanted to kill her husband as she was having an affair. Ram and his accomplice Krishna were arrested by Singanallur (law & order) police on Tuesday. Ram told the police that he was residing in Chennai and moved to Coimbatore four years ago. His elder sister is a beautician working in a beauty parlour in Coimbatore city. He is a divorcee.