New Delhi, June 27: The Delhi Police on Wednesday. June 27, arrested a jobless engineer for killing his wife and then chopping her body off into pieces. The incident was reported in Sarita Vihar in Delhi. The police have also arrested brothers of the prime accused, identified as Sajid Ali Ansari, in connection with the case.Also Read - Delhi Covid: Govt Cuts Rates of RT-PCR, Rapid Antigen Tests | Check New Prices Here

The police said that the accused used to had frequent fights with his wife over his unemployment. Ansari also had met another woman and hence, wanted to get rid of his wife, the police said. Ansari was arrested from his brother’s house in Shaheen Bagh. Also Read - UP Shocker: Man Hacks Doctor to Death With Sword, Chops Body Into Pieces Over Land Dispute

While 28-year-old Ishteyaque Alam Ansari helped his brother in chopping the victim’s body into pieces, 46-year-old Hasmat Ali Ansari helped them in disposing them off in the jungle of Okhla Tank, they said. Also Read - Vision 2047: Arvind Kejriwal Launches Initiative to Make Delhi 'World-Class' City

On June 21, a dismembered body of a woman was found stuffed inside a carton and a black bag. Upon interrogation, Sajid Ali revealed that in 2010, he had dialled a number by mistake and became friends with his wife. In 2014, they got married and in two years, the family came to Delhi. However, Ansari didn’t get any permanent job.

The woman, who came from a well-off family, was finding it difficult to live in poverty and the expenses had also increased after the birth of their children, said Chinmoy Biswal, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Southeast). The couple had regular fights over the issue. Meanwhile, Sajid Ali developed closeness with another woman at Champaran, Bihar and he wanted to kill his wife.

On June 20, Sajid Ali had a quarrel with his wife following which he allegedly strangulated her.

With agency inputs