Woman strangles infant daughter after tiff with husband

India

27 Sep 2018

Maharashtra: Woman strangles infant daughter after quarrel with husband, arrested

A woman was arrested today for allegedly killing her one-year-old daughter after a quarrel with her husband in Thane district of Maharashtra.

Cops said the couple, residing in Bhopar village, used to have frequent fights as the man doubted his wife's character.

They again had a quarrel Wednesday late night following which she allegedly strangulated her infant and dumped the body in bushes.

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Woman strangulated infant to death when husband wasn't at home

The 24-year-old carried out the act when her husband wasn't at home, cops said.

When he returned and didn't find the child at home, he asked his wife, who gave evasive replies.

Suspecting something amiss, he searched for the child and later found the body.

A case under IPC Sections 302 (murder) and 201 (causing the disappearance of evidence of offense) has been registered.

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