Man kills wife over suspected affair

Jaipur: A 45-year-old man murdered his wife on the suspicion that she was having an affair, in Jhalawar district of Rajasthan, police said today.

After a heated argument, Om Prakash Meena attacked his 40-year-old wife Sugna Bai with a sword yesterday.

She suffered serious injuries on her neck, head and hands, and died on the spot, said Nand Kishore, SHO Aklera police station.

The husband fled after the murder and was arrested today.

A farmer by profession, he is now being interrogated, the police officer said.

“Primary investigation reveals that he suspected the character of his wife and had quarreled several times,” he said.