Woman strangulated by husband in Delhi

A 33-year-old woman was strangled to death allegedly by her husband in Narela area in the capital, police said.

Last Updated: Mar 02, 2011, 21:08 PM IST

New Delhi: A 33-year-old woman was strangled
to death allegedly by her husband in Narela area in the
capital, police said on Wednesday.

The deceased has been identified as Shikha and her
husband Ranjeet is absconding, they said.

"Ranjeet is believed to have strangulated his wife last
night," a senior police official said.

The incident came to light this morning after neighbours
heard cries of the victim`s children and went to their house.
The body has been sent for post mortem to Babu Jagjivan
Ram Hospital in Jahangirpuri, the official said, adding, marks
on the victim`s neck point towards strangulation.

Shikha`s brother Krishan allegedly that Ranjeet, who
hails from Munger in Bihar and worked in a private company
here, was an alcoholic and often fought with his sister.

A case of murder has been registered.

PTI