Delhi man hammers wife to death as their 3 children watched

An e-rickshaw driver allegedly hammered his wife to death in front their three children in outer Delhi’s Mangolpuri on Monday.

Neighbourhood News Desk: E-rickshaw driver allegedly bludgeoned his wife to death with a hammer in front their three children in outer Delhi’s Mangolpuri on Monday morning. Accused, Vinod Kumar, reportedly left home after the alleged murder of his wife, Savita, and had not been arrested as of Monday evening. Children aged from 15, 14 and 13 told the police that the couple frequently fought about Vinod’s alleged alcoholism. Children claimed that Monday’s argument was also about their father’s drinking habits.

Additional deputy commissioner of police (outer)-I Rajendra Singh Sagar said the couple had been married for nearly 18 years. The children told the police that the couple had been arguing frequently and had been sleeping in separate rooms. They added that Kumar often turned aggressive in these arguments. Investigations also revealed that Savita had approached the police with complaints of domestic violence in the past, but the matter had been resolved amicably.

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