A 24-year-old woman was allegedly stabbed several times by her husband in Noida near Delhi after he suspected her of having another affair, police said. Two of his family members were also injured in the attack and one of them later died.
Police said the incident took place in Noida’s Sector 46 when Kranti went to live with her brother, wife and 8-year-old niece as she was upset with her husband.
Police said investigations revealed that the couple had a strained relationship as the woman had suspected her husband’s second affair.
The accused, identified as Anil, reached his brother-in-law’s house and allegedly got angry and stabbed his wife, sister-in-law and niece with a knife.
“Anil had a heated argument with his wife, after which he stabbed her and the family several times. All three were immediately taken to the hospital. While the woman and the child suffered multiple injuries and were critical, the sister-in-law died ,” said Ranvijay Singh, Additional DCP Noida Zone-1.
Police said that they have arrested the accused working as a laborer in Narela area of Delhi.
“Kranti suspected her husband Anil of having an extramarital affair and there was an altercation between the two, after which she decided to return to her brother’s house. Anil was so hurt by the allegations that he came to Noida to persuade his wife, But the dispute between the two escalated and the man attacked her with a knife.”