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Jakarta Post

Wife, lover allegedly hired hitman to kill Medan judge

  • Apriadi Gunawan

    The Jakarta Post

Medan   /   Fri, January 10 2020   /  01:13 am

The North Sumatra Police have arrested a woman, her lover and a hired hitman for the murder of her husband in Medan, North Sumatra, last year.North Sumatra Police chief Insp. Gen. Martuani Sormin alleged the murder of Jamaluddin, a judge in Medan District Court, was initiated by the wife, identified only as ZH, after she found out that her husband had cheated on her with another woman.Jamaluddin married ZH in 2011 after divorcing his first wife.Martuani said ZH had confessed to plotting to murder her husband in March last year.ZH initially asked for the help of someone identified only as LJH but the man refused, he said.ZH then asked for the help of a man identified only as JP, with whom she had an affair, they met at Ringroad City Walk’s Coffee Town in Medan on Nov. 25 last year.“ZH and JP planned the murder and told RF [the third suspect]. ZH gave RF Rp 2 million [US$143] to buy a ...