Delhi: Man kills wife with blunt object, held

A 25-year-old woman was murdered by her husband on Thursday as the accused suspected her of having illicit relations in north Delhi’s Mukundpur.

The accused used a blunt object to smash his wife who died on the spot.

The police received a call that a man had murdered his wife at around 12 noon on Thursday. The police team which arrived at the spot found the body of the woman on the floor. The accused who is a daily wager was arrested from the spot.

“The husband identified as Devkinandan has been taken into custody. A case of murder has been registered and further investigation is on,” said a senior police officer.