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Home / Cities / Ambernath man kills wife over a dispute, throws body in nullah

Ambernath man kills wife over a dispute, throws body in nullah

cities Updated: Mar 26, 2020 00:06 IST
Priyanka Dhomse
Priyanka Dhomse
Hindustantimes

A man murdered his 38-year-old wife over a petty dispute in Ambernath on March 19. The police said the accused is yet to be arrested.

He killed his wife by hitting her head with a stone and then threw her body in Waldhuni nullah. “On March 19, the couple had a fight. Manoj Yadav, 31, is from Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh, who had come to meet his wife, Rekha, who lived at Phansipada in Ambernath,” said a police officer from Shivaji Nagar police station, Ambernath.

“The accused murdered his wife over a petty dispute. After hitting her head with a big stone, he burnt her body and threw in Waldhuni nullah in Ambernath,” said the police officer.

A case has been registered against the accused under sections 302 and 201 of the Indian Penal Code.