Surat, Jan 25: In a horrifying incident in Surat, a man murders his 30-year old wife and chops her into small pieces in Amba Nagar on Udhna Magdalla Road. The gruesome murder came to light when police raided the man's house.
Shyam Bahadur Verma (33), following a series of disputes murdered wife Kirandevi by slitting her throat on Friday. He later, severed the head and the limbs with a knife. He dumped some of the body parts in a rivulet from a bridge in Udhna. Remaining of the parts were kept in a plastic bag at home. Bur before he could dispose them off, his house was raided by the police.
His neighbors had alerted the police after they observed suspicious movements in the residence. The accused had however escaped before the police reached the spot. The remaining parts of the body were recovered and sent for post mortem.
P K Patel, police inspector, Khatodara police station said,"Preliminary investigation revealed that the husband murdered wife out of repetitive disputes. On Thursday also they had a heated argument."
It is said that the couple had fought over going to a marriage and that Verma doubted that his wife was having an extra-marital affair.