Man argues with wife,stabs in-laws

A 22-year-old man allegedly stabbed his father-in-law to death,after a heated argument over with his wife.

Written by Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: April 30, 2013 3:10:41 am

A 22-year-old man allegedly stabbed his father-in-law to death,after a heated argument over with his wife. The accused had reportedly gone to the house of his in-laws to ask his wife to return to his house,police said.

Pramod (22),married Pinki (20),two years ago and the two were going through marital discord. Following this,Pinki left her husband’s house in Alipur and shifted to her parents’ house in North Delhi’s Azadpur area. Pramod wanted her to come back but she refused.

“On the day of the incident,Pramod went to Pinki’s uncle’s house and asked her to accompany him to their residence in Alipur. When she refused,he threatened to kill her parents if she did not come along. In a fit of rage,Pinki told him to carry out his threat,” a senior police officer said.

Pramod then went to Pinki’s parents’ house in Azadpur and after an altercation,he stabbed her father Suraj to death. He also stabbed his mother-in-law Anita when she tried to intervene and save her husband,police said. The couple was rushed to the hospital by neighbours. While Suraj was declared dead on arrival,Anita is recuperating at the hospital,police said.

Pramod works as a driver. A case of murder has been registered against the accused and investigation is underway.

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