Yaseen came to the police station yesterday and told the police that he has strangulated his wife, Ms Janhavi, with a rope. He was arrested after the police recovered the body from their home in Shakurpur.
He told the police that his wife often used to nag him and fight with him. He reiterated his statement before the sub-divisional magistrate.
According to Yaseen's statement, Ms Janhavi again picked up a fight with him yesterday and in a fit of rage he killed her.
Yaseen works at a private firm.
Ms Janhavi's family members have been informed. Police said Yaseen was also upset that he killed his wife.