Wife committed suicide on the day of Karva Chauth (file photo- UP Police)Image Credit source: PTI
On the occasion of Karva Chauth in Badaun, Uttar Pradesh, a woman committed suicide by hanging herself. The incident took place in Badal village under Kuvargaon police station area of Badaun. After hanging the wife, the husband left her dead body in the house and ran away with his child. As soon as the woman’s family members came to know about the incident, they reached there and accused the young man of assault and murder.
The name of the deceased woman is said to be Neeraj and her husband’s name is Awadhesh Yadav. The woman was a resident of Chitri Changasi of Hazratpur police station area. According to the villagers, there used to be fights between husband and wife and husband Awadhesh always drank alcohol. He works in a private company in Badaun and often returns home in the evening after drinking alcohol.
Awadhesh returned home late on Tuesday evening after drinking alcohol. He returned empty handed. Here, the wife was waiting for her husband to bring the items for Karva Chauth. However, Awadhesh did not bring any goods. He even drank alcohol with the money the woman had kept. He started quarreling with his wife on this matter. During this fight, Awadhesh first beat his 8-year-old son, after which he also beat his wife.
Fed up, Neeraj’s wife hanged herself by hanging her saree at night. As soon as Awadhesh Yadav saw his wife hanging, he cut the thread of her saree, adopted a one-year-old boy and quietly ran away from home. On receiving information, the mother’s side reached there on Wednesday and were adamant on demanding action, alleging murder by assault. Police reached the spot after receiving information and sent the body for post-mortem. The police is investigating the matter.
In this regard, inspector in-charge Indra Kumar says that the woman has committed suicide. A complaint has been received for post mortem. The maternal side is alleging murder. The body has been sent for post-mortem. Is being investigated.
(Report – Ankur Pathak, Badaun)