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Drunk man strangles pregnant wife to death in Hyderabad, surrenders

Police said the couple, which got married in 2013 and had three children, used to quarrel frequently, adding a case of murder has been registered.

india Updated: Feb 24, 2019 19:25 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Hyderabad
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Drunk man strangles pregnant wife to death in Hyderabad. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

A 24-year-old woman, who was three months pregnant, was allegedly murdered by her husband following a quarrel in their house in Hyderabad, police said Sunday.

The incident happened Saturday when Vijay Kumar allegedly drunk picked up a quarrel with his wife and strangled her to death, they said. Later, he surrendered before the police.

The couple, which got married in 2013 and had three children, used to quarrel frequently, the police said.

A case of murder has been registered, they added.

First Published: Feb 24, 2019 19:06 IST