Man murders wife by beating her with wooden stick for not cooking him rice

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A bowl of rice—Unsplash/@pillepriske
A bowl of rice—Unsplash/@pillepriske

  • He allegedly thrashed his 20-year-old wife with wooden stick.
  • Neighbours reported that couple often fought over petty issues.
  • Deceased suffered from severe injuries in head, stomach, and backbone.

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.