Krishnagar (WB): A tribal man in Nadia district allegedly committed suicide after killing his wife over her extramarital affair, police sources said on Sunday.
Local people found the body of Prasenjit Sardar (22) hanging from a tree and his wife Madhabi (19) dead in the mustard fields this morning and informed police.
Police went to the spot and found strangulation mark in Madhabi`s neck and Prasenjit hanging from a tree.
The couple were residents of Kalirhat Sardarpara area of Nadia district.
Superintendent of Police, Nadia, Sabyasachi Raman Mishra said "the man committed suicide by hanging himself, but don`t know till now how the woman died. It will be confirmed after the post mortem."
"We came to know that there was an unrest in the couple`s family," the SP added.
Local people alleged that Prasenjit after marrying Madhabi started to suspect that she had an affair with another neighbouring youth and would frequently quarrel with his wife.