Man kills brother, attacks wife over illicit relations

August 19th, 2008 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) A 32-year-old labourer was arrested Tuesday for killing his brother and brutally injuring his wife with an axe after he found them in a compromising position at his northwest Delhi home, the police said.Bhag Chand repeatedly attacked his brother Kalicharan, 35, and his wife Punia at his one-room accommodation in the RG complex in Rohini Sector 14.

The police said Bhag Chand returned home around 2 a.m. and found them in an objectionable position.

“In a fit of rage he pulled out an axe and attacked his brother and wife. He then fled but was spotted by a night watchman, who alerted us,” said a police official.

Kalicharan, also a labourer, and Punia were admitted to the Ambedkar Hospital where doctors pronounced the former dead. The police said Punia was battling for life.

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