Rajasthan: Spouse bleeds to dying after husband slit his throat with a sword on suspicion of infidelity

Wife killed by her husband [Representative image]| Photo credit: iStock Images

Key highlights

  • The defendant doubted his wife’s loyalty.
  • On Sunday evening he cut her throat with a sword in her sleep.
  • He reported to the police at the Luni Police Station on Monday morning.

Jaipur: In a horrific case in the Jodhpur district of Rajasthan, a man allegedly killed his 35-year-old wife by cutting his throat with a sword in her sleep and later surrendered to the local police. Initial investigations revealed that the defendant had committed the crime as he had doubts about the victim’s loyalty.

According to the police, the victim identified as Neelam, 35, was married to Bisnaram Bheel. Both worked as day laborers. For the past few days Neelam has been living with her parents in Soorsagar in Jodhpur. On Sunday evening, Bheel brought Neelam to his house in the village of Piparli.

Police said Bheel had doubts about Neelam’s character. It is believed that the problem sparked an argument between the couple at night. Bheel, doubting her loyalty, cut Neelam’s throat with a sword in his sleep. She bled to death, according to a report in the Times of India.

“Bheel ran around all night and surrendered to the Luni Police Station on Monday morning. He admitted to police that he killed his wife. The police rushed him to his house and grabbed the blood-stained sword from the spot. The police also called an FSL team, ”said the report published by TOI.

The defendant was arrested and a murder crime recorded against him.

In another incident, an unemployed man allegedly murdered his wife and underage son and ended his life in their residence in the Vasti area under the jurisdiction of the Lonikand Police Station in Pune, Maharashtra.

Police said the man identified as Hanumant Shinde was found hanging from the ceiling of his room while his 28-year-old wife was found strangled. The couple’s toddler son was found dead with a slit in his throat. Shinde was stressed because of financial problems, police added.

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