Major Nikhil Handa, an Army major, arrested for killing another officer’s wife was sent to 14-day judicial custody by a Delhi court on Friday.
Metropolitan Magistrate Manisha Tripathy gave the orders of the judicial custody.
Major Nikhil Handa was arrested on June 24 from Meerut in Uttar Pradesh for his alleged involvement in the killing of another Major’s wife in west Delhi on Saturday.
The woman’s body was discovered with her throat slit near the Brar Square in the Delhi Cantonment area.
Initially, the police was informed of an accident, but later found out that her throat was slit after inspecting the body, the police had said.
The accused, to make the incident appear as an accident, allegedly run a car over her face and the body, the police has alleged.
The woman was earlier dropped at the Army Base Hospital in her husband's official vehicle.
(With inputs from agencies)