Constable held for killing wife

Constable held for killing wife - Sakshi Post

Hyderabad: A constable was arrested by Chandrayangutta police in Hyderabad on charges of murdering his wife Puja for dowry.


Praveen, 25, a 2014 batch constable informed Puja’s family members on October 14 that she committed suicide by hanging at the house. However, her family member alleged that Praveen killed her for additional dowry.


Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), Falaknuma, MA Bari said that Puja was a BTech student. "In her diary Puja mentioned several times that Praveen used to beat her up for additional dowry and he also used to harass her suspecting her fidelity," the official said. After a complaint lodged by the victim’s family members police have arrested Praveen and booked a case against him for murder and dowry harassment.


The ACP further said, "We are waiting for post-mortem report to know the exact cause of death." Meanwhile, Praveen who was arrested on Monday was remanded in judicial custody by the court. 

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