Man held for killing wife

Man held for killing wife

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, July 21

Man killed his wife after a minor dispute at their residence in Gagandeep colony, Bhattian Bet, last night. The police registered a case of murder against the man, identified as Raja Sekhon, and arrested the accused.

Station House Officer, Salem Tabri police station, Gopal Krishan said the couple had a fight over some family dispute on Tuesday evening and the woman turned furious and threatened to commit suicide.

“The woman tied a piece of cloth around her neck and its other end with the ceiling. She was about to jump from a table, but before that her husband came and dragged the table from under her feet, which killed her,” the SHO added.

After killing his wife, a Raja Sekhon fled from the house. When a police team reached the spot, the woman’s body was lying on the bed and a piece of cloth was tied around her neck.

The SHO said Raja Sekhon was nabbed from near the Jalandhar bypass today. He had planned to leave the city.

During questioning, Raja Sekhon confessed to killing his wife.

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