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 - Delhi: Doctor Held For Procuring Loans by Forging Wife's Signature, Documents

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: Curfew Clamped, Internet Suspended in Baran's Chhabra After Communal Clash

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 - Is Mewat Turning Out To Be New Jamtara in Cyber Frauds?

(With inputs from PTI)