Hyderabad: Suspecting fidelity, a 33-year-old Special Protection Force constable on Friday hacked his wife Naushad Begum (23) with an axe. The incident occurred in Amberpet limits.
Abdul Rasheed, resident of Azad Nagar married Naushad Begum in 2013 and the couple has a six-year-old daughter and four-year-old son. The children were at home when the crime was committed.
ToI quoted Malakpet ACP, Sudarshan as saying “The couple was facing family problems and would often argue. The accused, suspected that his wife was having an affair with another man. On Friday afternoon, a fight broke out between the two.”
In a fit of rage constable attacked wife on her head with an axe. She died on the spot of severe head injury. Neighbours alerted the police who shifted the body of deceased to Osmania General Hospital for an autopsy.
A murder case was registered against Abdul in Amberpet police station and he was taken into custody.