Crime and Accident

Woman pushed off second floor by husband, dies

Woman pushed off second floor by husband, dies

New Delhi: A 43-year-old woman was killed after she was allegedly pushed off the second floor of a building by her husband following a fight between them in east Delhi’s Kalyanpuri area, police said today.

The duo was living separately for last four to five months, with the wife, Lalita, staying with her daughter, Puja, and son-in-law. On Saturday, Dilip (49) reached the house and sought to take rest there for half an hour to which she objected, a senior police officer said.

They started fighting in presence of the grandchildren. The verbal arguments took a violent turn as Dilip pushed his wife off the second floor of the building, he said, adding the woman died in hospital yesterday.

Puja and her husband Santosh had gone out when the incident occurred.

The neighbours found the woman lying on the street and rushed her to a hospital where she succumbed to her injuries. A case of murder has been registered against the accused who has been arrested, the officer added.