MOHALI: A taxi driver who lives in Lalry Mandi in this district disabled his wife after a heated argument. He suspected that his wife had relationships with someone else.
The defendant has been identified as Jasbir Singh, who is from Patiala. His wife Rama Rani was a housewife and the couple have two daughters. Jasbir is said to be an alcoholic.
The incident occurred at 3 a.m., according to police. He had an argument with his wife. On the fateful day he quarreled with his wife and murder ensued. After he committed the crime, the defendant called his in-laws, who were also staying in Lalru, and asked them to come home because he and his wife were going somewhere. After talking on the phone, he fled the house. The girl’s parents found their daughter’s body in an almirah.
The defendant was later arrested at the Lalru bus stand while trying to flee to Delhi. The police registered a murder case according to § 302 IPc.