Delhi man stabs wife to death on her birthday, arrested
The man beat up his wife over a heated argument and stabbed her with a kitchen knife multiple times, deputy commissioner of police Romil Baaniya said.delhi Updated: Aug 01, 2018 21:32 IST
A 34-year-old man has been arrested on the charge of stabbing his wife to death on her birthday after a quarrel over a trivial issue, police said on Wednesday.
Police said accused Rajesh Singh Chauhan, was arrested on Wednesday morning from a south Delhi locality, hours after he stabbed his wife Renu, 30, at least half a dozen times and fled.
“Rajesh and Renu had a heated argument over a trivial issue at their Khanpur J.J Colony home around 11.45 pm on Tuesday. Rajesh beat up Renu in front of their minor son and stabbed her with a kitchen knife multiple times,” deputy commissioner of police Romil Baaniya said.
As Renu cried for help, alarming neighbours, Rajesh escaped from the spot. Police took the woman to a hospital, where she was declared brought dead on arrival.
Police said the couple often had heated arguments over minor issues. The accused works as a chef at a hotel in Mahipalpur area.
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First Published: Aug 01, 2018 21:31 IST