Delhi man kills wife, sits next to body with daughter for 24 hours

Kamil suspected wife of having an affair


News Desk October 22, 2018
Kamil suspected his wife of having an affair. PHOTO: FILE

A 24-year-old Delhi man sat next to the body of his wife for 24 hours with their daughter in his lap after strangling her on Friday, Hindustan Times reported.

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Kamil, a Delhi University peon, confessed after. Police said he suspected his wife of having an extra-marital relations. The man was carrying his daughter when he reached a police station to confess.

DC Mandeep Singh Randhawa said Kamil had reached the police station around 2am. Another policeman said his confession had initially left those present flummoxed. Some, he said, thought Kamil was inebriated.

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A police team visited their home to verify his confession after. “Kamil’s claims were found true and his wife was found on the mattress with strangulation marks around her neck. Her faced had turned blue and we suspected poisoning as well. The body was sent to Lok Nayak Hospital where doctors confirmed that she died of strangulation."

This story originally appeared in Hindustan Times.

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