Man kills wife, surrenders at police station

June 10th, 2008 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS  


New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) A 36-year-old man allegedly slit his wife’s throat in their west Delhi home, then walked to a police station and surrendered, the police said Tuesday, adding that the “mentally disturbed” man suspected his wife’s fidelity. Narender Kumar told the officers at the Patel Nagar police station late Monday that he had slit the throat of his wife Sheila, 32, in their Baljit Nagar home.

Kumar, an electrician, said he killed his wife, a tailor in a garment factory, after suspecting her of having an affair with one of her colleagues.

“Narender is mentally disturbed. Before murdering his wife, he sent their nine-year-old son out of the house. The couple was married 11 years ago,” said Deputy Commissioner of Police (West Delhi) Sharad Agarwal.

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