Delhi Woman Strangled To Death: A man allegedly strangled his wife to death at their home in Delhi last week because she was unable to bear a child, police said on Tuesday.
The deceased woman has been identified as Megha Arya. Her husband, Jasveer Arya, allegedly strangled her with a cloth. The man was arrested on Tuesday, the police said.
As per reports, the accused man changes his statements in front of the police several times but later confessed to the crime. The police officials said that the man told them that he was ‘bothered by his wife’s tantrums.’
The man reportedly told the police that his wife was suffering from epilepsy and was unable to bear children. He said, “She would give his hard-earned money to her parents without asking him and his in-laws would interfere in their lives a lot.”
According to a report by NDTV, the police said that the couple had fought on the day of the incident. Megha Arya went to sleep that night and locked her room from inside. Her husband broke into her room allegedly attacked her and killed her. The police added that the man had written a fake suicide note on behalf of his wife but later burnt on realising that his writing handwriting could be caught. The forensic team has reportedly recovered traces of the burnt letter.
The deceased woman’s father said that Jasveer told him that his daughter died after falling from the bed. When her father looked at the injuries on her face, he sought an investigation by the police. The autopsy report has confirmed that Megha Arya died due to strangulation by a cloth.
This chilling case of murder comes after the killing of a Kerala woman by her husband. The man was sentenced to double life imprisonment on Wednesday. The man made a cobra bite his wife to murder her. Certain reports claim this case is the first of its kind in the country, wherein an accused using an animal for wilful murder has been found guilty.
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