A man strangled his wife to death in Northeast Delhi, after a heated exchange between the two over borrowing of money from different people. After killing the wife the accused himself informed the police about the incident.
On the information, a police team of Harsh Vihar police station immediately reached the spot and shifted the woman in an unconscious condition to a nearby hospital, where she was declared dead.
A case of murder was registered by the police and the accused husband was arrested from his house.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Northeast District), Sanjay Kumar Sain said that a PCR call was received at Harsh Vihar police station on November 20, at about 8.10 in the morning. The caller stated that he has murdered his wife.
Immediately, a police team reached the house located in the Sushila Garden area of Harsh Vihar and found that a woman namely Archana (32) was lying on the floor in a room on the second floor of the building, in an unconscious condition. The accused husband of the woman, Yogesh Kumar (35), was also found present at the spot.
The accused was apprehended from the spot and the woman was taken to hospital, where she was declared dead.
During preliminary investigation, it came to fore the family was facing financial crunch and the deceased had borrowed a considerable amount from different sources. On the fateful day, there was a heated argument between the couple that resulted in the death of the lady caused by strangulation by her husband.
Further investigation in this case is in progress.