Jaipur: A man allegedly strangulated his
wife a few days back and attempted suicide on Saturday by consuming
poison apparently due to fear of being caught, police said.
Kamlesh (25) allegedly killed Puja (21) a couple of days
ago in a hotel room in Sindhi camp locality where they were
staying for the last few days, officials said.
The incident came to light when the man ordered coffee in
the hotel this morning. The hotel employee who went to serve
the coffee, detected foul smell in the room, following which
he alerted the police.
"Prima facie, Kamlesh strangulated Puja to death a few
days back and consumed poison himself on Saturday," an official
said, adding that "the reasons behind the incident are not
Kamlesh is currently being treated at a local hospital.
"We have recovered a marriage certificate from the
hotel room. The husband is from Gujarat and the woman was a
local resident," he said.
Kamlesh might have consumed poison due to fear of being
arrested, police said.