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Man booked for killing wife with sickle in Maha's Bhiwandi

Press Trust of India  |  Thane 

A 60-year-old man was today booked for allegedly killing his wife with a during an argument, police said.

Accused Vinod Jha, during an argument with his wife at their Kamathghar residence in Bhiwandi, slit her throat with a sickle, police said.

"The incident happened between 8am and 10am yesterday. He fled the scene after bolting the house from outside. The accused's son and mother had gone out at the time and they discovered the crime when they reached home," an said.

Based on his son's complaint, have registered a case under section 302 (murder) of the Indian Penal Code, he informed.

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First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 19:45 IST