Woman constable hacked to death by husband

Kanpur: A woman constable in Uttar Pradesh was hacked to death by her husband in Kanpur on Tuesday, police said.

The husband suspected her of having an illicit affair. He attacked his wife in the morning with a butcher knife and killed her at their Khadepur Nayi Basti house in Naubasta.

The assailant, Virendra, fled the crime scene but was arrested by the police in the afternoon. The weapon has also been recovered from him.

The victim, Sharda Bhadauria was rushed to a medical facility by her son Shiv and nephew Kapil but was declared dead on arrival.

The assailant confessed his crime and said his wife had a bad character and was having an affair with a neighbour, due to which he killed her.