The murder case in Sopore has been solved, with the police arresting the wife and her boyfriend as the prime suspects.

Local Daily Kashmir Despatch quoted official sources as saying that within hours of the incident, the police successfully cracked the case of 50-year-old Reyaz Ahmad Mir’s murder in north Kashmir’s Sopore.

He said Mir’s family had reported him missing on Friday morning, and after an extensive search, his body was discovered in a small water-filled trench.

The police promptly arrested the wife and her boyfriend, bringing the investigation to a swift conclusion.

The police are scheduled to provide a detailed briefing on the case to the media tomorrow.

At present, two individuals, the wife and her boyfriend, have been taken into custody sources further added.