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Man hacks wife to death, arrested

A man allegedly hacked his wife to death over some domestic issue in Ulhasnagar town in the district, police said Saturday.

The accused, Rajendra Patil (43), was arrested on Saturday for the incident that took place on Friday, police said.

"The couple, who lived in Hajimalang Wadi in Ulhasnagar, have two minor daughters. On Friday evening, an argument broke out between them over some domestic issue," a police official said.

"The accused lost his temper and attacked his 32- year-old wife, Vaishali, with a sickle. She died on the spot," he said.

According to police, the victim is the daughter of a Shiv Sena corporator from Kalyan Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC).