Submitted by alvin on Mon, 2016-12-05 14:16 Udupi: It was 50-year-old Rajeshwari Shetty, who initiated the sexual relationshipwith Tantrik Niranjan Bhatta, who is barely two years older than her son, which led to both plotting to kill her husband Bhaskar Shetty. Niranjan Bhatta has revealed how he came into contact with Rajeshwari. “I earn my livelihood by doing Pourohitya with my father Shreenivas Bhatta. I did not complete my BBM degree as I failed in four subjects. In 2013 I was in Bengaluru and was doing the priest work. I tried to write KAS exams and had taken coaching from a coaching center at Vijayanagar for six months. I wrote Excise Sub Inspector job in 2014, but failed. Later, I returned to my native place and doing pourohitya work. I was also into catering business and learnt basics of astrology in 2015,” Nirnajan Bhat told the police. Watch Video: Niranjan Bhatta's statement “I was introduced to Rajeshwari Shetty in June 2015 through one Manjunath Agase at latter’s house. Agase detailed about Rajeshwari Shetty’s business loss at her hotel and I offered some prayer for her there. Later, Rajeshwari called me over phone and discussed about improvement in business and her son Navaneeth Shetty’s problems,” Bhatta stated in his confession to the cops. “I assured them to clear all the problems. I went to her house and performed some Pooja on that day. In between Rajeshwari Shetty showed faith with me and she started beginning to come to my house along with her son Navaneeth. Myself and Navaneeth became friends and I started gym training at his Universal Gym at Udupi. Rajeshwari used to call me over phone and discuss about her business,” Bhatta told police. Rajeshwari Shetty's statement “One particular day I went to meet Rajeshwari Shetty. Navaneeth Shetty was there, but he went after sometime. Rajeshwari and myself were talking about god. Rajeshwari told him that her problems were solved because of me and embraced me all of a sudden and kissed me. Later we did sexual intercourse!” Niranjan Bhatta confessed. “This affair continued and we were enjoying whenever the opportunity comes at her house itself. But Navaneeth Shetty never learnt about this,” Bhatta stated. Later, Bhatta purchased a single bedroom flat at the cost of Rs 17 lakh at the Champa Residency, the apartment complex belongs to Rajeshwari and Bhaskar Shetty. Rajeshwari Shetty was the guarantee for the loan to purchase the flat. The instalment of the loan was also paid by Rajeshwari, Bhatta stated. Niranjan Bhatta's statement Rajeshwari later asked him to purchase a Hyundai Creta car costing 15 lakh and again she guaranteed the loan and was paying the instalments. She used to give him some gifts including a mobile phone, an IPad, costly dresses etc. They used to have physical relationship whenever she came to his flat gifted by her. She also used to give Bhatta Rs 15,000 every month, Bhatta told the investigating officers.