Delhi: Man murders second wife on Holi; was in jail for 1st wife's suicide too

New Delhi, March 30: A 32-year-old man was on Saturday, March 26 arrested for killing his wife, and then calling it a suicide case.

The accused Kapil Sharma smothered her 27-year-old wife, Parvati, to death on the festival of Holi, after having a heated argument with her. The incident took place in Taimoor Nagar in southeast Delhi.


But to save himself from being caught, he took his wife's dead body to a hospital and told doctors that she had committed suicide.

However the doctors grew suspicious when they found several injury marks on Parvati's body and alerted police.

The post-mortem report concluded that she did not commit suicide, but it was a case of murder.

After police investigation zeroed in on Sharma, he was arrested on Saturday.

New Friends Colony police also found that Sharma was jailed for seven years in 2004 for abetting the suicide of his first wife.

She reportedly killed herself by setting herself on fire, after Sharma's repeated dowry demands.

After Sharma's role in the death of his second wife was proved, police have also started probing how his first wife died.

OneIndia News

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