In a horrific incident, a man in Uttar Pradesh’s Banda beheaded his wife on Friday over suspicion of infidelity. He did not stop there and then carried her severed head to the police station to surrender himself.
A video of the incident has gone viral on social media. The incident has also resulted in fear in the area.
According to police, the accused—Chinnar Yadav had a quarrel with his wife Vimla (35) around 7.30 am on Friday in their Netanagar house.
In a fit of rage, Chinnar Yadav chopped off his wife’s head with a sharp-edged weapon and carried it to the Baberu Police Station where he surrendered.
Police recover murder weapon
Superintendent of police Mahendra Pratap Singh Chauhan confirmed the incident to a news agency.
A video of the accused walking on the road holding his wife’s chopped head has gone viral on social media, police said. Police have arrested Yadav and recovered the weapon used for the murder. The body of the victim has been sent for postmortem.
Similar incident happened in UP in February
A similar incident had happened in UP in February this year. A 30-year-old man from a village in Uttar Pradesh on February 1 decapitated his wife and walked with her severed head for nearly 1.5 km before reaching the police station.
Strangely, he did not just stop there and started singing the national anthem and chanted ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’ as the police tried to take the decapitated head off his hands. He was arrested shortly after.
According to police reports, the man, identified as Akhilesh Rawat from UP’s Bahadurpur village, walked for more than a kilometre towards Jahangirabad police station when the cops arrested him near Kadirpur village.
Rawat was married for two years to his wife Rajani and had a daughter who had died due to an illness.
Rawat allegedly had a quarrel with his wife. In a fit of rage, he dragged her out of the house and murdered her using a sharp weapon. He then walked to the police station where he was arrested.
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