21 September 2019
Jagatsinghpur: Deceased nurse Niharika whose disfigured body was found on Biluakhai river bank on September 18 was strangled to death by her boyfriend Kishore Kumar Aanchal alias Raja, said Jagatsinghpur SP R Prakash during a press meet on Saturday.
The SP said that while Kishore had committed the crime at a rented house of his friend in Chauliaganj area of Cuttack, he packed Niharika's body in a bag and transported in on his motorbike to the river bank and dumped it.
Kishore has also confessed of committing the crime as Niharika denied marrying him due to financial reasons. Police have seized the vehicle in which Kishore transported the body and a CCTV of the incident.
Niharika was missing since September 8. As her body was discovered after 10 days it had disfigured because of decomposition. SP Prakash also revealed that Kishore had not surrendered before the police but was apprehended.