A contract employee of the Corporation on Monday murdered his wife at their house in T.P. Chathram and fled after informing the police. Police said Srinivasan, 30, and his wife Ammu, 26, lived at New Colony, T.P.Chathram, a few yards away from his parents’ house. The couple have a seven-year-old boy.
He was suspicious about his wife’s behaviour and harassed her. They used to quarrel frequently. In the morning, he beat her and cut her head with a knife.
After committing the murder, he cleaned the knife and left the body in the house. He handed over his son to his parents. Posing as a neighbour, he called the police control room and informed them about the death of the woman.