Investigative agency said that they have arrested five persons in connection with the case. Her husband, Yogesh, was arrested on Tuesday, where as other four contract killers, Vikram, Anil, Prakash and Radeesh, were held earlier.
CCB officials said that Yogesh married Manjula after her divorce from first marriage. Both of them were working in cinema industry which led to the affair and finally to marriage. But later due to financial problems, Yogesh started heavy drinking and lending money from others.
This lead to clash in their relationship and Manjula started an affair with another person. Yogesh came to know about her affair and decided to kill her. He made a plan and arranged contract killers for Rs 6 lakh.
Investigators said that Yogesh and contract killers strangulated her to death in home on Jul 7, 2010. Tey took her body to Taverekare and buried there. Later, Yogesh filed a complaint in police saying that Manjula had gone missing.
CCB, having doubts on Yogesh, traced his moves. They trapped the contract killers and finally arrested Yogesh to unearth the brutal murder.