In a shocking incident in Uttar Pradesh, a man severed the head of his wife when she tried to stop him from drinking and later carried it to the police station. On Monday morning, the accused carried the head to the police station and confessed to the crime. The incident took place on the night of November 10 in the Etmadudaula area under Hari Parbat police station in Agra.
The man identified as Naresh works as a TV repair mechanic, was married to Shanti 17 years ago, and the couple has four children including three daughters and a son. Naresh's alcoholism had been the reason for friction between him and his wife. According to reports, Naresh was drinking at his house on Sunday night when his wife tried to stop him. An angry Naresh picked up a chopper and cut off his wife's head. He put the severed head in a canister late in the night. He locked up the room in which his wife's body lay.
Even as the police started hunting for Naresh, he reached the police station with the canister in which he had kept his wife's head. He has been arrested and is being interrogated. He has denied that he was drunk when he committed the crime but has accused his wife of having extra-marital relations. Police said that forensic teams had reached the site of the crime because Naresh had tried to clean the bloodstains on the chopper and the floor.
On November 6, a 38-year-old man was arrested after he confessed that he murdered his wife by strangulating her, police said. The accused identified as Sumit Mongia, a resident of Malviya Nagar informed the police staff at Malviya Nagar police station that he killed his wife Deepika Mongia aged 31 years, police said. Police said the accused after committing the crime locked his house which was on the fourth floor and then came to the police station. He murdered his wife because they used to have a frequent quarrel over petty issues. A case under section 302 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) has been registered, police added.