New Delhi, Dec 30 (PTI) A 32-year-old woman was stabbed multiple times allegedly by her husband after he suspected her of having an illicit affair in northeast Delhi’s Sonia Vihar, police said Sunday. Also Read - Delhi: 5 injured in Fire at JJ Camp Locality, Rescue Operations Underway

The incident took place Saturday morning, they said. Also Read - Coronavirus: Another Day of Low Spike in Delhi, 1,246 New Cases Today

The woman suffered multiple injuries to the chest and in the abdomen, police said. Also Read - COVID Patients With no Facility at Home Should Visit Govt Centre, Says Delhi LG; Revokes Earlier Order

Investigation revealed that the couple shared a strained relationship as the man, Prem Kumar Mahato (35), allegedly raised suspicion over his wife having an illicit relationship with someone, a senior police officer said.

Mahato had a heated argument with his wife over her alleged extra-marital affair, following which he stabbed her multiple times, he said.

A case was registered and efforts are being made to nab the accused husband, a senior police officer said.

The woman was referred to Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital and she is out of danger, he said.

The accused husband, who works as an executive at a private firm, is absconding. Further probe is underway, police said.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.