Thursday May 26, 2022
A man from Bhiwandi, India, has been arrested for murdering his wife for not cooking rice for him, reported Hindustan Times.
The accused, Shankar Waghmare, 23, is a scrap dealer. He allegedly thrashed his 20-year-old wife with a wooden stick.
Waghmare and Jyotsna got married a year ago. Neighbours reported that the couple often over petty issues.
Police inspector Atul Lambe, an investigation officer in the case, said: “The accused on Tuesday went home and started arguing with his wife over rice."
"In the heat of the moment, he started beating her with a wooden stick till she died," he added.
He reported that the neighbours found the woman in a pool of her own blood.
The postmortem results showed that the deceased had suffered from severe injuries in the head, stomach, and backbone.