Gurugram man pushes wife to death from eighth floor on Karva Chauth
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Gurugram man pushes wife to death from eighth floor on Karva Chauth

The victim’s father said the accused developed a relation with another woman which gave rise to discord between the couple. The accused, Vikram Chauhan, is a senior executive of a private firm, while his wife Deepika was a senior official of a bank.

gurgaon Updated: Oct 30, 2018 10:12 IST
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The victim’s father said she was pushed off the eighth floor balcony when she raised objections about her husband’s extramarital affair.(Reuters/Picture for representation)

A senior executive of a private firm was arrested for allegedly murdering his wife by pushing her off the balcony of their eighth floor flat in Ansal Valley View Society on the Gurugram-Faridabad Road, police said on Monday.

Vikram Chauhan was booked on Sunday for allegedly murdering his wife, Deepika, 32, on Saturday night.

Deepika, a senior official at a bank, had observed fast on Karva Chauth but met her end just hours later following a quarrel with her husband. According to the complaint filed by Deepika’s father Harikishan Ahuja, Deepika and Vikram fell in love and married in 2013.

The couple had a four-year-old daughter and a six-month-old son.

Vikram had allegedly developed a relationship with another married woman who lived in the same society. “She used to frequently visit the couple’s apartment, causing a discord between Deepika and Vikram,” Ahuja alleged.

Ahuja said that when his daughter raised objections over his relationship, Vikram beat her up. On Saturday, Vikram allegedly pushed Deepika off the balcony. The arrested man was on Monday produced before a court that remanded him to two days police custody.

(The story has been published from a wire feed without any modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)

First Published: Oct 29, 2018 20:27 IST