Husband held for murdering wife in Tiruttani
CHENNAI: Police have solved the murder of a woman by arresting her husband at Tiruttani on Tuesday. Police said he murdered his wife as she refused to live with him.
Police questioned Parthiban, 32, a resident of Mel Murukkampattu village near Tiruttani, and he confessed that he had murdered his wife after she had quarrelled with him and left for her parents' house.
Last week, Parthiban got into another argument with her while trying to convince her to return, and in a fit of rage, strangled her with her sari. He then put the body in a sack and dumped it in a lake near his house. Police found the body in the lake.
Tiruttani police registered a case of murder and arrested Parthiban. He was produced before a court in Tiruttani and sent to prison. The couple had two children.