In a fit of rage after he was humiliated by community members because his wife dragged him to a local mosque to settle a marriage dispute, a man slit his wife’s throat and killed her.
The incident occurred at a house in JP Nagar, Bengaluru.
The accused is identified as 48-year-old Kaleem Sharif. The victim Nazneen was 46 years old.
Puttenahalli Police have registered a case under section 302 of the IPC.
As per police, the couple often had fights related to money and over Sharif’s suspicions of the Nazneen having an extra-marital relationship.
As the fights escalated and the issue got out of control, it was taken up at a mosque where separation was advised as a solution.
The couple had another confrontation when they returned home, subsequent to which the accused allegedly took a knife from the kitchen and slit her throat causing her immediate death.