Man hacked his wife to death and attempted to end his life over domestic row in Anekal

Dr.Thomas (Special Correspondent)

A 28-year-old man hacked his 24-year-old wife to death and attempted to end his life over a domestic row in Jigani in Anekal taluk on Friday.

The couple were married over an year and the victim Arbiya Taj,left to her parents house after a fight with husband one and half months ago .

The accused Mubarak used to call her convincing to return but she was adamant.

On Friday Mubarak armed with machete went to get her back but Arbiya locked the door refusing to go.

The accused forcibly entered the house and attacked Arbiya with a machete killing her on the spot.

When the family hearing the commotion rushed to the help, but Mubarak attempted to end his life by slitting his throat .

The seriously wounded Mubarak was rushed to the hospital and the Jigani police are awaiting for his recovery to take him into the custody for further investigations.

( Those having suicidal tendencies can call Arogya Sahayavani on Ph: 104 for help ).