Youth strangles wife to death over family fued

BARA: Police have arrested a youth on charges of strangling his wife to death over a family feud on Monday.

According to police, 20-year-old Anil Prajapati of Devtal Rural Municipality-6 murdered his wife, Mamta Kumari (19) at around 11:00 pm last night.

Prajapati confessed to killing his wife after a minor quarrel between the two heated up. The two married a few months ago.

The accused gave a false statement prior to his confession and said that an unidentified group had killed his wife and attempted his murder too, said police. However, as the investigation pointed towards him, Prajapati confessed to the crime.

According to police, Prajapati has been booked under murder charges and further investigation is underway.