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Man kills wife following fight over dancing with another woman

Press Trust of India  |  Udaipur 

A 60-year-old man axed his wife to death following a heated argument with her over his dancing with another woman in a marriage party, police said Sunday.

Accused Kashuram had gone to attend a marriage ceremony in his neighbour's family in station area in Udaipur on Friday with his wife Bhikali, 50.

During the function, he danced with another woman, upsetting his wife, police said.

As the couple returned home, a heated argument broke out between the two following which the man attacked his wife with an axe in a fit of rage and ended up killing her, the police said.

The murder was reported by the slain woman's step son on Saturday, following which the police recovered the body and sent it for post martem.

It registered a case of murder at station.

The police handed the body to relatives after post martem and arrested Kashuram Sunday, police said.

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First Published: Sun, May 26 2019. 23:50 IST