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Man in Mumbai suspects wife of affair, attacks her with blade

The accused Vijay Ingale, allegedly attacked her as he suspected his wife, Shubhangi Ingale, 27, of having an extra-marital affair.

mumbai Updated: Feb 27, 2018 00:49 IST
Pratik Salunke
Pratik Salunke
Hindustan Times
Mumbai crime,mankhurd,Mumbai news
A 30-year-old man was arrested on Monday for attacking his wife with a blade near Mankhurd railway station. (HT File (Representational Image))

A 30-year-old man was arrested on Monday for attacking his wife with a blade near Mankhurd railway station.

The accused Vijay Ingale, allegedly attacked her as he suspected his wife, Shubhangi Ingale, 27, of having an extra-marital affair.

“Shubhangi is under treatment for injuries inflicted on her neck and back,” said Sanjay Vernekar, senior police inspector, Mankhurd police station.

Police said the incident occurred at 7.15am when Shubhangi left for work.

Shubhangi works in a public sector bank’s Vashi branch as a cleaner.

Vijay is employed in the electric division of a telecom company.

“The accused was constantly torturing his wife. She had been staying at Sathe Nagar in Mankhurd with her parents and was not ready to stay with Vijay,” said Shahji Umap, deputy commissioner of police, zone 6.

The police has registered a case under section 307 (murder) of the Indian Penal Code .

First Published: Feb 27, 2018 00:49 IST