Gurugram, 16 November (IANS). A 27-year-old man was arrested for killing his wife in Ashok Vihar Phase-3 area of Gurugram.
Police said on Monday that the accused suspected his wife of having an illegal relationship.
The accused has been identified as Bharat Thapa alias Sagar Thapa from New Jalpaiguri in West Bengal.
Thapa murdered his wife Naina Sunwar, wrapped her body in a blanket and escaped from the spot. The incident was reported to the police on 10 November.
Police recovered the woman’s jewelry and Rs 10,000 in cash from her possession.
According to the police, the accused was arrested following information received from sources about his presence in Chennai.
Gurugram Police spokesperson Subhash Bokan said, a team from Palam Vihar Crime Branch arrested the accused and took him on transit remand in a Chennai court and was later produced in a local court in Gurugram, which sent him to jail. .
During interrogation, Thapa revealed that he suspected his wife of having an illicit relationship. So he strangled and murdered his wife and escaped from the spot with her jewelry and some cash.