A man has been arrested for allegedly killing his brother's wife by hitting her with a spade in Masuri town, police said today.
Assistant superintendent of police (Masuri area) Aparna Gautama told that Aarif and his younger brother Javed had an altercation over the issue of walkway of their joint house in Naahal village last night.
They engaged in a heated argument, following which Aarif's wife intervened in the matter, upon which Javed became furious and allegedly hit her.After killing her, he fled away from the house, the ASP said.
An FIR has been lodged against Javed, Sazid and one unidentified person. Javed has been arrested, while two others are still at large, Gautama added.
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