Held for uxoricide

ITAHARI: Police on Thursday arrested one Binod Prasad Rauniyar, who was staying in a rented house of Kamal Agrawal at Pakali-3 of Sunsari, on charge of murdering his wife. Rauniyar, 38, murdered his wife Tara Devi, 28, by hitting her with a grinding stone while she was asleep, police inspector Prem Shahi of District Police Office Sunsari said. Rauniyar, during interrogation, confessed that he killed his wife after coming to know about her extramarital affair. Inspector Shahi added that Rauniyar used to torture his wife. Three minor children of Rauniyar couple are facing difficulties after death of their mother.