Man kills wife, hangs self in Hyderabad

Neighbours found them dead and alerted the police. A case has been booked and is being probed.

By Author   |   Published: 13th Sep 2017   5:25 pm Updated: 13th Sep 2017   7:12 pm

Hyderabad: A man allegedly killed his wife and later committed suicide at their house in Moosarambagh in Malakpet on Wednesday afternoon. The couple had frequent fights over trivial issues. He is suspected to have first strangulated her and then hanged himself, police said.

According to the police, Subhash Reddy, 35, a worker in a hotel lived with his wife Shobha, 28, and their two daughters in Moosarambagh. Subhash was reportedly addicted to alcohol and came home drunk often, picking up frequent fights with Shobha. The couple had financial problems too, police said.

On Wednesday, after their kids had gone to school, the couple is learned to have had an argument, after which Subhash strangulated Shobha and then hanged himself to death with a nylon rope.

Neighbours found them dead and alerted the police. A case has been booked and is being probed.