A man was strangulated allegedly by his wife and her father on Friday night in Abohar subdivision of Fazilka district.
The victim, driver Vijay Kumar of Sant Nagri locality in Abohar, was married to Sunita for the past eight years. On Friday night, he had some fight with his wife, and the morning, she started screaming that her husband had committed suicide by hanging himself from a grill inside the house.
The police smelled something fishy and on being probed, the woman disclosed that to punish Vijay for the argument, her father, Kewal Krishan, and she had strangulated him and tried to make it appear as suicide.
The suspects were charged under Sections 302 (murder) and 24 (dishonesty) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).