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Maharashtra: 27-year-old man held for killing wife in Palghar

By PTI | Palghar

Updated: 26 October, 2020 12:39 IST

The accused suspected his wife of having an affair and the couple fought frequently over the issue

A 27-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly killing his wife after a quarrel in Palghar district, police said on Monday.

The incident took place at Vikramgad in the district on Saturday, they added.

The 30-year-old victim had separated from her first husband and later married the accused, Ankush L Kakva, an official at Vikramgad police station said.

The accused suspected his wife of having an affair and the couple fought frequently over the issue, he said.

They again had a quarrel on Saturday following which the accused allegedly kicked his wife. The woman was later rushed to a hospital in Jawhar area where she died, the official added.

The accused was arrested on Sunday and a case against him under Indian Penal Code Section 302 (murder) was registered.

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First Published: 26 October, 2020 12:14 IST

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