Kota: The Jhalawar police in Rajasthan have arrested a 35-year-old man for allegedly beating his wife to death, an official said on Monday. According to police, Vimlabai (31) was taken to the Jhalawar district hospital in a critical condition on Saturday night after her husband Rakesh Meena thrashed her in an inebriated condition. She died at the hospital on Sunday morning.Also Read - Rajasthan Congress to Resume Public Hearing Sessions From May 23

Police arrested Rakesh Meena, a resident of Poli village, on Sunday night after parents of the woman lodged a case of murder against him, Eklera police station SHO Laxman Singh. Also Read - Rajasthan Bride Marries Another Man After Drunk Groom Kept Dancing & Delayed Baarat For Hours!

The SHO said the accused beat up his wife with a leather belt after which she fell unconscious. She died at the district hospital during treatment, he added. Also Read - Rajasthan Congress To Appoint Workers Under 50 Years of Age To 50 Percent District Executive Posts

(With inputs from PTI)