KURNOOL: P Moulali, a native of Chinnadevulapuram in Bandiatmakur mandal, killed his wife, P Rahiman Bi (34), by hitting her with a pestle on her head on Wednesday suspecting her fidelity.
Later, Ali confessed to killing his wife and the locals handed him over to police.
Villagers said that Rahiman does arrack business while Ali keeps roaming in street as an idler and frequently quarrels with his wife.
On Wednesday afternoon, Ali, in an inebriated condition, reached home and hit Rahiman, who was sleeping, with a pestle on her head leading to her instantaneous death.
Learning about the incident, their neighbours rushed to Rahiman’s house and finding her dead, they confined Ali and informed the police.