Miffed with his wife for not serving him dinner, a 31-year-old man allegedly murdered her. The accused Raju, an employee of Kempegowda International Airport's Cargo division, was arrested by Halasuru police.
The incident came to light on Wednesday night around 9:30 when Supreetha, a housewife was found lying in a pool of blood at her residence in Halasuru. Earlier, during interrogation, Raju had claimed that his wife had committed suicide. On Friday, during further interrogation, Raju confessed to the crime, police said. “There were 19 stab marks on the victim's neck. He has stabbed her with a kitchen knife," police said.
On Wednesday, when Raju came back from work, Supreetha was reportedly asleep. He told police that he was angry as she did not serve him dinner. He allegedly pulled her by her hair and stabbed her.