A woman from Chhattarpur extension area in the capital stabbed her husband multiple times and later also took to Facebook to upload the confession of the murder. Not just this, the woman also tried to kill herself.
The social media followers witnessed her post and alerted the family, who started calling them frantically.
Chirag, (37), who hailed from Yamuna Nagar in Haryana was married to Renuka, (36), originally from Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh. The couple had been married since eight years and did not have any children.
The couple used to work in the same insurance company. Though their departments were different, they still met each other and became friends. Gradually the two fell in love and got married. They rented a home in JVTS Garden house in Chhatarpur Extension after getting married.
The fateful incident took place on Sunday when both of them were at home, informed the cops. According to DCP Atul Kumar, the couple got into a fight, after which Chirag went to his room and fell asleep.
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This is when Renuka went to the bedroom carrying a knife with her and started stabbing him. Chirag was stabbed more than a dozen times. Thereafter, she posted the entire incident on Facebook and then tried to end her life as well by stabbing herself. She was seriously injured.
The family of the couple started calling them after reading her post on social media, but did not receive any response. Thereafter, they called the landlord, who then alerted the cops.
The landlord approached the Mehrauli police station and informed them about the incident. The police reached the spot and found the door of the house closed after which they had to break open the door. Both, the husband and wife were lying in the room inside the house with the furniture distorted.
An ambulance was immediately called and the couple was rushed to AIIMS hospital. The doctors declared the husband to be dead while the wife’s condition was still critical. The police has started investigating the case by registering cases under several sections.
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They are also scrolling their social media profiles to get clue. The DCP quoted,
Chirag was working in Max Insurance in corporate sales and Renuka was also working with same entity in operations department. They don’t have any child.
From initial inquiry it was found that there were differences between the husband and wife.
We have always maintained that the divorce laws in India are so not practical and most couples feel trapped in marriages for life. There have been endless cases of couples murdering each other out of frustration, where the other may refuse to set the spouse free.
Marriage cannot be a chain for either man or woman, and if the two cannot live under the same roof anymore, divorce laws must empower either husband or wife to exit gracefully.
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