A 60-yr-old Indian man was arrested after shooting his 55-yr-old wife on Saturday allegedly over delay in serving him dinner.
Ashok Kumar, returned drunk to his home in Ghaziabad, near Delhi and demanded food from his wife, Sunaina.
Police registered an FIR against Kumar on the basis of a complaint lodged by his son Rinku. Rinku’s wife and their two kids were also present in the house at the time of the incident.
Kumar has confessed to his crime and now regrets his actions, the police said.
“Around 9pm, my father returned home drunk and asked my mother for dinner around 11pm. A quarrel broke out between them as my mother refused to serve food immediately,” he said.
“Infuriated over the delay, my father whipped out a gun and threatened her. I, my wife and [my brother] Tinku tried to intervene. But he opened fire and the bullet hit my mother on her head. She collapsed at the spot.”