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Man kills wife in fit of rage in Gurgaon, surrenders

Press Trust of India  |  Gurgaon 

A man allegedly strangulated his wife to death in a fit of rage, hanged her body from a ceiling fan at his rented in the posh residential society of Sector 54 here and then surrendered himself to police this morning.

was married to Seema (34) in 2013 and since then they had been quarreling with each other.

According to sources, Seema was allegedly raped by Saini's uncle before 2013. She was reportedly forced to withdraw the rape case was then married to Mahesh.

"The accused was into business. The couple had recently separated from their family in and were residing in society for the last three months," said.

"After Saini surrendered, we went to his rented and found Seema's body hanging from the ceiling fan. The accused confessed that he had an altercation with Seema on Wednesday afternoon and he had beaten her. In a fit of rage he then strangulated Seema," he said.

After committing the crime, the accused initially thought that he would create a scene of suicide and accordingly hanged her body. He then locked the flat and consumed liquor for entire night at Rajiv Chowk, the said.

Since there were some injury marks on Seema's body, Saini later realised that hiding the crime would not be possible and hence surrendered, he said.

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First Published: Fri, June 15 2018. 00:15 IST