However, the reason behind the extreme step is being ascertained, the police said.
The accused, Umesh, allegedly killed his wife Minakshi, 35, by slashing her neck at around 12 noon at his flat in Dwarka's Bindapur area. Later in the evening he surrendered before the police admitting the crime, the police said.
Minakshi's family members have alleged that the man used to torture her for dowry and the matter was reported to the police several times.
"A case has been registered and further investigation is underway," the police added.
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