It is reported that a husband killed his wife with sharp edged axe at Chnardi Village, near Bharadighat in Arki. Deceased died before she could reach to the nearby Bilaspur Hospital. It is learned that accused Baldev Raj return home after the gape of nine years from Rajasthan only a month ago, where he worked as a driver. Exact motive behind the murder is still not known, but sources say that accused suspects his wife illicit relation with other man. Darlaghat Police has arrested the accused and will present him in the court tomorrow.