New Delhi: Irked over his wife’s taunts for waking up late in front of her sister, a 45-year-old man allegedly throttled his wife to death on Tuesday.
According to reports, the accused identified as Fazruddin, is a Ghaziabad resident had come to Delhi with his wife for her medical treatment and was staying with Farzuddin’s brother in south Delhi’s Sangam Vihar area.
“During investigation, it was found that one Samina was rushed to AIIMS Trauma Centre where she was declared brought dead,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (South) Atul Kumar Thakur said.
The Neb Sarai Police have registered a murder case against the accused.
Sources said, the victim Saima was sitting with her sister when she taunted her husband Fazruddin for waking up late.
The accused got furious over this insult and threatened the victim only to later strangle her to death, the police said.
Fazruddin, who works as an electrician, told police that he killed his wife because she had taunted him before her sister, the police said.
The couple has three children. Samina was undergoing treatment at Majeedia Hospital, the police said.