Kokrajhar, Dec. 2: The body of Ramchandra Ray, 46, secretary of Sidli block unit of the Congress, who went missing on November 26, was recovered from the banks of the Aie at Bengtol in Chirang district last evening.
Police have apprehended Ullen Kujur and his wife Urmila of Dababil under Bengtol police post in Chirang district.
Acting on a tip-off, the police arrested the couple, after which they confessed to the killing. “He raped my wife. So we killed him and dumped his body,” Kujur said, but did not give further details.
The police said the body was recovered after the couple’s arrest.