Jealous husband jailed for life after k!lling wife he wrongly thought was unfaithful

A life sentence has been imposed on a man who fatally stabbed his wife because he mistakenly thought she was having an affair with someone else.

Kamaljeet Mahey, 45, suffered severe injuries to her neck and body after Rajveer Mahey, 50, repeatedly stabbed her in their Stowlawn, West Midlands, UK garage.

She was attacked on December 15, 2018, at around 4:35 a.m., and sustained a total of 28 “sharp force injuries” before passing away at the scene.

After about two hours, Mahey called some of her neighbors and said, “I killed Kami now; I’m going to kill myself.” Eyes Of Lagos reports,

Jealous husband jailed for life after k!lling wife he wrongly thought was unfaithful

But he didn’t take his own life, instead he walked calmly outside to meet his relatives before showing them where he had left his wife’s body in the garage.

Wolverhampton Crown Court heard how Mahey falsely believed that his wife was having an affair with someone at their work despite being repeatedly told this was untrue.

Defending him, Mr Gurdeep Garcha KC said Mahey ‘only had himself to blame’ and there was ‘a darker side behind closed doors’.


He added it was unlikely Mahey’s children would ever speak to him again.

Sentencing him, Judge Michael Chambers KC said there was evidence that Kamaljeet fought back and ‘must have suffered’.

He said: ‘This was a brutal and sustained murder in a domestic context with domestic violence and abuse.

‘In accordance to the guidelines for such offending that increases the seriousness.

‘There was use of a weapon, namely a knife, and the offence occurred in her own home.’

Judge Chambers, who spoke to Mahey through an interpreter, told him he had shown little remorse for ‘depriving his children of a much loved member’.

He added that his best mitigation was his early guilty plea made at the preliminary hearing last month.

Judge Chambers said: ‘On the day in question you spoke to her brother-in-law again saying you suspected she was an an affair.


‘You were clearly still angry and agitated.

‘You knew she did not drink much alcohol, but unusually you encouraged her to drink some and you were unusually affectionate to your children.

‘A combination of that leads to the clear inference that you have decided to kill her.

‘CCTV shows that at 4.35am you went with her into the garage. It is right to say that it was usual for her to be preparing food in the garage at 4am.

‘You lured her into the garage. You did so in order to to kill her.

‘Loud screams were recorded at 4.35am. Four minutes later you came out and returned to the house.

‘It was not until 6.29am, two hours later, that you called your sister’s number then told your brother-in-law what you did.’


Mahey was jailed for life with a minimum term of 16 years and eight months minus 123 days for time spent in custody on remand.

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