Palghar, March 25:  A 45-year-old tribal man has been arrested for allegedly bludgeoning his wife to death at a village in Maharashtra's Palghar district, police said on Friday.

The police on Thursday arrested Manji Bhimra, a resident of Kochai-Patil pada in Talasari village, under section 302 (murder) of the IPC, assistant police inspector Sarita Musale of Talasari police station said. Kerala Sexual Assault Case: Court Refuses Bail To Tattooist P S Sujeesh Accused For Sexually Abusing Female Clients.

The incident took place on Wednesday night when the accused allegedly attacked his wife Dhani Bhimira (35) with a hard blunt object and killed her at their home, she said.

The victim used to work in a factory at Umbargaon and travelled to work in a private van. The accused suspected that his wife was having an affair with the van driver, the official said.

The victim's body was sent to a government hospital for post-mortem and further probe was underway, she added.