Thane: Man kills wife in Bhiwandi after quarrel; arrested

The incident took old man in Khoni village of Bhiwandi division on Tuesday evening following which the 28-year-old accused

PTIUpdated: Wednesday, May 25, 2022, 01:29 PM IST
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A man allegedly thrashed his 22-year-old wife to death following a domestic quarrel in Maharashtra's Thane district, police said on Wednesday.

The incident took old man in Khoni village of Bhiwandi division on Tuesday evening following which the 28-year-old accused, Shankar Waghmare, was arrested, an official from Nizampura police station said.

The couple had a fight following which the accused allegedly thrashed his wife Jyotsana Shankar Waghmare with a wooden log. The woman died on the spot, he said.

Some neighbours alerted the police, who rushed to the spot and sent the body to a government hospital for postmortem, the official said.

The accused was arrested in the early hours of Wednesday and booked under Indian Penal Code Section 302 (murder), the police said

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