A man has been arrested for allegedly killing his wife in revenge after she accused him of raping her.
Police said on Monday that Suresh Kumar Sharma, 32, from Hyderabad, had accused his wife of stealing a necklace from him when he was living with her in the capital, Hyderabad.
After an argument, the man took the necklace from her and buried it in a shallow grave, police said.
His wife, a school teacher, said she was shocked when she discovered the necklace in the grave.
The woman lodged a complaint with police and later called police.
Sharma, a resident of the same locality, was arrested on Monday and booked under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
A case of rape has been registered against him.