Man kills wife in Dhakoli, flees

Used sharp weapon, dragged her into bathroom, bolted it from outside

Man kills wife in Dhakoli, flees

Cops at the house where Ashok Saini (inset) allegedly killed his wife Sudesh (inset) in Dhakoli on Thursday. Photo: NITIN MITTAL

Tribune News Service

Zirakpur, October 15

A man allegedly killed his wife by attacking her with a sharp weapon over some dispute at their house in Vasant Vihar, Phase 2, Dhakoli.

Brutal attack

The suspect, Ashok Saini, attacked the victim, Sudesh, so brutally that her left thumb was chopped off as she tried to save herself from the attack.

Couple fought often

Saini often used to have fights with his wife. A few days ago too, they had a heated argument and fight over some issue.

Mother gone to aunt’s place, children told

When children asked Saini where their mother was, he told them she fought with him and went to her aunt’s home. After this, the suspect left the house. When the elder son called him up in the afternoon, Saini confessed to having killed Sudesh.

The suspect, Ashok Saini, who is into the business of building aluminum doors, is on the run. The victim has been identified as Sudesh (45). The couple’s elder son, aged 22, informed the police about the incident today. Soon after getting information, the local police and a forensic team reached the spot.

Saini often had fights with his wife. A few days ago too, they had a heated argument and fight over some issue. Yesterday night, the matter went out of control. The suspect allegedly attacked Sudesh with a sharp weapon. He allegedly dragged her into the bathroom and bolted it from outside.

The next morning, the children asked Saini where their mother was. He told them she fought with him and went to her aunt’s home. After this, the suspect left the house.

When the elder son called up his father in the afternoon, Saini confessed to having killed Sudesh. Thereafter, the victim’s son informed the police.

The police have registered a case against the suspect.

Sources said the suspect attacked her so brutally that her left thumb was chopped off as she tried to save herself from the attack. Dhakoli police post in-charge Narpinder Singh said teams had been formed to trace the suspect.

The body has been kept at a mortuary in a Dera Bassi hospital. The couple has two sons. The elder one is doing BA while the younger, aged 15, is in Class V. The suspect’s father, Chudiya Ram, too lives with them. He said their lives were now shattered.

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