A jawan from the Armed Forces of Chhattisgarh allegedly killed his wife by electrocuting her private parts after he suspected her of infidelity in Chhattisgarh's Balodabazar-Bhatapara district, the police told on Wednesday.
Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI), Sargaon police outpost, Paras Ram Jagat told PTI,"When Laxmi was washing clothes in the bathroom, Suresh Miri went inside and started beating her. When she fell unconscious, Miri passed electric current to her private parts with the help of a live wire leading to her death on the spot,"
Police interrogation revealed that the accused, identified as Suresh Miri, a cook with the 6th battalion of the CAF in Dantewada district, confessed to killing his wife, Laxmi, as he suspected her of having an extra-marital affair.
The jawan along with his wife lived in a housing board colony along with their two children in Bhatapara, located around 80 kilometers away from the state capital Raipur, had a heated argument on Wednesday afternoon.
According to police officials "The accused, Suresh Miri, 33, was taken into custody yesterday by Sargaon police in Mungeli district, where he had brought the body of his wife Laxmi, 27, after allegedly killing her.
The jawan told his in-laws that Laxmi had died due to the illness. His in-laws confronted him when they saw Laxmi's body and informed the police.
A police team reached the village and took Miri into custody. Bhatapara police have been informed about his custody and they will reach Sargaon to arrest him on Friday. The jawan is now in police custody and soon he will be interrogated.