Thiruvananthapuram, June 28: In a shocking incident, a man in Kerala's Palakkad on Tuesday killed his wife after she objected to him kissing their infant son without brushing his teeth, police said.

The incident occurred on Tuesday morning when Deepika objected to her husband Avinash kissing their two and a half year old son without brushing his teeth. Udaipur Tailor Murder: Brutality in Name of Religion Cannot Be Tolerated, Says Congress MP Rahul Gandhi

Soon a war of words broke out between the couple and in a fit of range, Avinash attacked Deepika with a knife.

Hearing her cries, the locals came to Deepika's rescus and she was quickly moved to a hospital near Perinthalmanna, but succumbed.

The police have taken Avinash into custody.

He was working in Bengaluru and had returned to Palakkad two months back.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jun 28, 2022 09:56 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website