JAIPUR: A 40-year-old farmer of Losal of Sikar district mercilessly hacked his 38-year-old spouse with an axe after a heated argument on Wednesday morning. Later, the accused surrendered on the police station. The accused and his spouse have been recognized as Dharam Raj and Sharda Devi, respectively.
They bought married 20 years in the past and have two sons.
Rajesh Arya, circle officer, Sikar rural, mentioned Raj had returned from Muscat a few years in the past the place he had labored as a labourer. He began farming, however he was a recurring drinker. He killed his spouse below the affect of liquor and got here to the police station in the identical state. Whereas different relations had been sleeping, he attacked his spouse with an axe, he mentioned.
The police have arrested the accused on cost of murdering his spouse. The physique has been despatched for autopsy. When different family members heard the screaming of Devi, they rushed exterior. Devi was mendacity in a pool of blood having damage marks on her neck and face.
Nevertheless, within the preliminary investigation, the police have discovered that Raj principally spent her time exterior the home and even he was having meals some other place. He had a strained relationship along with his spouse. The police are investigating the matter to seek out out the place Raj used to spend most of his time earlier than killing his spouse. The police are accumulating evidences and questioning neighbours. The police have been informed by the neighbours that the slayed spouse remained busy along with his routine family works however the husband was a recurring drinker. The police have additionally recovered the weapon used within the homicide.