A 62-year-old woman was clubbed to death allegedly by her alcoholic husband after she delayed preparing lunch for him on the occasion of Holi, police said on Tuesday.
The incident took place in Jawahar locality on Monday when victim Gangubai was attacked and brutally killed by Balu Padu Kambdi, 64, in the afternoon, they said.
Kambdi was under the influence of liquor and had bought mutton for lunch preparation, said Police Sub-Inspector RR Patil of the Jawahar police station.
Heavily drunk, Balu kept badgering his wife to speed up the preparation, police said.
Around 1 pm he attacked the woman with a sharp and heavy object following which she collapsed and died on the spot.
The Jawahar police charged the accused under section 302 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and arrested him later in the day.