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Maha man kills wife, sleeps beside corpse before surrendering

Press Trust of India  |  Osmanabad 

A man allegedly killed his pregnant wife and slept beside the corpse through the night before alerting police in the morning in Maharashtra's district, an said Saturday.

Omerga tehsil resident Vinod Dhansing Pawar had an argument with his wife on Thursday night and strangled her, a said.

"He then slept beside the body and came to the police station on Friday morning to confess to his crime and surrender," the informed.

He said Pawar was a borewell commission agent while Rathod was a at Tuljapur, adding that the couple had married nine months ago and the deceased was five-month pregnant.

The woman's kin have told police that the accused used to demand money from her parents and this led to frequent quarrels, the official said.

A case of murder has been registered and further probe was underway, he added.

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First Published: Sat, February 09 2019. 22:45 IST