Madhya Pradesh: City police arrested a man who stabbed his wife to death on suspicion of infidelity. The accused tried to mislead the police by claiming that one of his neighbors had killed his wife, the truth was later revealed, The Free Press Journal reported.
The local police station said the woman, identified as Punia Bai Suryawanshi, was found dead at her home on Wednesday. To protect himself, the defendant called Rajesh Dial-100 and claimed that one of his neighbors had killed his wife.
During the investigation, police found out that Rajesh had previously suspected his wife of having an extramarital affair.
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Rajesh suspected his wife of having an illegal relationship with the man who lives in the same area. Rajesh had asked his wife to keep her distance from the man but when she didn’t listen he decided to kill her.
On September 14, after the children left school, Rajesh stabbed his wife with a knife. After waiting for a while, he came out of the house screaming that someone had killed his wife, police said.
Police arrested the accused under Section 302 of the IPC.
In a similar incident a day ago, police arrested a man for allegedly choking his wife to death. Asmat Ali, 28, was arrested in Ghata village, Sector 58, where he lived with his late wife Sunita, 27. Ali married Sunita in 2013 after leaving her first husband. Sunita’s father, Astab Sheikh, claimed Ali suspected she had started reconnecting with her ex-husband.Madhya Pradesh EOW Arrests Bishop from Nagpur Airport in Massive Manhunt | Latest news