New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) A 30-year-old woman was beaten to death here by her husband for dowry, police said. The accused has been arrested on the basis of his six-year-old son's statement.
The incident was reported form Sector-I in south Delhi's R.K. Puram.
Vinod Kapadia, 34, kept the body of his wife Sumita on ice Sunday night and informed police Monday morning that she committed suicide by consuming poisonous substance.
According to police, the post-mortem report of the victim showed that she was killed Sunday evening.
"On the statement of the victim's six-year-old son, Hardik, and the injury marks on Sumita's body, Vinod Kapadia has been arrested. The injury marks revealed that she was brutally beaten. The victim's son told police that his father used to beat his mother," said a police officer.
The victim married Vinod Kapadia, who works as an area manager with a private security company, in 2004.
The victim's family members alleged that Kapadia used to beat her for not fulfilling his dowry demand.