"He then slept beside the body and came to the police station on Friday morning to confess to his crime and surrender," the official informed.
He said Pawar was a borewell commission agent while Rathod was a nurse 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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