Mumbai Man Kills Wife With Sickle on Suspicion of Extra-Marital Affair
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Mumbai, October 12: An elderly man in his sixties allegedly killed his 53-year-old wife after a quarrel with her at their home in their Virar residence. The accused has been identified as Bhaguram Mate and his wife, who is the victim, has been identified as Bharti. According to the police reports, there used to be a frequent tiff between the couple as the accused suspected that she was having an extra-marital affair. Man Murders Wife Over Extramarital Affair, Confesses Crime in a Self-Shot Video & Kills Himself.

The duo had a fight on Wednesday and after the fight got intense, the man in a rage hit his wife with a sickle, slitting her throat. Due to excessive bleeding, the woman died on the spot. The man was later arrested by police and was booked under the relevant sections of Indian Penal code. The woman's dead body was sent to a government hospital for a postmortem.

Earlier this month, a mentally disturbed man had killed his wife and son over a family dispute and later tried to commit suicide but couldn't gain courage for it. According to the police reports, the man said to be allegedly mentally disturbed killed his 8-year-old son and wife with a hand grinder. The man was later arrested.