A 65-year-old man allegedly killed his spouse following a dispute over cash in Sijhari village beneath Srinagar police station space right here, police stated on Monday. The accused Chiddu Kushwaha (65) attacked his spouse Parmi (61), who was sleeping on the terrace, with an axe Sunday night time, and later fled the spot, SHO, Srinagar Police Station, Anil Kumar stated.
He stated a police staff reached the spot after villagers knowledgeable the safety personnel concerning the incident. The physique was despatched to a authorities hospital for autopsy examination, Kumar stated.
In accordance with police, Chiddu had requested his spouse to withdraw cash deposited in a financial institution, however she refused. In a match of rage, he attacked her with the axe on her neck after she went to sleep. The SHO stated the aged couple’s minor grandson was current in the home and later knowledgeable others concerning the incident.
On a criticism of the deceased’s son Parshuram, a case has been filed and efforts are being made to arrest the accused, he added.