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Angry over his 2nd marriage, woman allegedly kills husband

Press Trust of India  |  Bareilly 

Angry over his second marriage, a woman allegedly hit her sleeping husband with a grinding stone killing him on the spot, police said today.

The incident took place here yesterday night, they said.

The deceased was identified as 52-year-old

"Babli came to know almost four days back that her husband had secretly solemnised a court marriage with a 35-year-old woman of the locality around ten days ago. This had led to heated arguments between Babli and Later, she killed her husband. The woman has been arrested," Senior Superintendent of Police said.

The said that after Waseem's death, the woman informed her and even started preparation for the last rites. However, someone informed the police.

"The police then took the body in its custody, and sent it for post-mortem examination," the SSP said.

Babli had married Waseem almost 27 years ago and they had three children.

Yesterday, Waseem had allegedly tried to pressurise Babli to accommodate his second wife, which she declined. Following the quarrel, Waseem went off to sleep, the said.

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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 15:15 IST