YouTube artiste Jitendra, who is popularly known as Jeetu Jaan, was arrested by the Bhandup police in connection with his wife Komal Agarwal's death. The victim was found hanging from a ceiling fan. The police had initially registered a case of accidental death, but the victim's family subsequently filed the case against Jitendra. Army Jawan Jitendra Malik Detained For Alleged Murder of Cop in Bulandshahr Violence Case, Brother Says 'Have Proof of His Innocence', Asks CM Yogi Adityanath for Help.

The case has been filed under sections 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder), 323 (punishment for voluntarily causing hurt), 306 (abetment of suicide) and 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). Nikita Tomar Murder Case and Actor Malvi Malhotra's Stabbing; Two Gruesome Incidents Point Towards Larger Issue: Can Men Not Handle Rejection?

The arrest happened following the case filed by Komal's family, according to Hindustan Times, which alleged Jeetu had killed his wife. Komal's mother and sister Priya stated that Jeetu would routinely assault his late wife over household chores, the report added. The police is reportedly waiting for the autopsy report to find out if the victim committed suicide or the death was indeed an outcome of murder.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jun 01, 2021 09:15 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website