Indian man jailed for 10 years for killing wife

Vastavam web: A 53-year-old Indian-origin man, who is suffering from delusional disorder, was on Friday sentenced to 10 years of jail for stabbing his wife to death as he suspected her of having an extramarital affair. Krishnan Raju, a self-employed bus driver ferrying factory workers and tourists, married Raithena Vaithena Samy when she was 17 and was “very possessive of her” throughout the relationship of 28 years as per media report.

Raju suffered from delusional disorder started suspecting her of having an extramarital affair and often confronted her over the issue. In November 2016 Krishnan stabbed his wife at their Loyang Gardens condominium residence and fled to his brother’s place in Johor Bahru in Peninsula Malaysia. He was charged with murder for the killing, in which he inflicted 13 stab wounds on his wife, five of which were on the chest. During the trial, the prosecution had asked for 12 years’ jail while the defence asked for a maximum of 10 Years.