The Hush Post: Forty-year-old man has been arrested in Noida on Sunday for allegedly killing his 36-year-old wife after she “denied physical intimacy with him” as he had mouth cancer that had left a hole in his cheek.
Ajay aka Mahesh, from Chhijarsi village, Noida was arrested for alleged murder of his wife, Mamta. According to the police, Ajay confessed that he slit her throat with a kitchen knife, as she refused to have sex with him due to his medical condition.
“Ajay had been absconding since July 11 after his wife’s murder was reported. The incident took place in the presence of victim’s brother Rahul Kumar, said sub-inspector Sanat Kumar Mishra, in-charge of Chhijarsi police outpost, Noida Phase 3.
The couple was married for 17 years with two children. Mamta had moved to her brother’s house to find a job 20 days back.
Ajay arrived unpredicted at Rahul’s house without informing his wife. Rahul had reportedly promised Ajay that he will take him to AIIIMS hospital, Delhi the next day. But Ajay killed his wife early on Wednesday after she refused his advances. He also told us that she had not been physically intimate with him for several months and suspected his wife was cheating on him, Mishra added.
Ajay was diagnosed with cancer last year and his condition had worsened in the past 6-7 months. ‘My sister wanted a job to financially support Ajay for his treatment, Mamta’s brother said. She got a job in a sewing company in Chhijarsi village, he added.
According to the police, the accused has been sent to jail after presenting him before a magistrate. “He has been booked under section 302 (murder) of the Indian Penal Code,” said Amit Kumar Singh, station house officer, Phase 3 police station.