Maharashtra: 30-year-old woman kills husband, arrested

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05 Nov 2018

Maharashtra: 30-year-old housewife arrested for killing her husband

A 30-year-old housewife has been arrested for allegedly killing her husband in Palghar district, Maharashtra, police said today.

The accused, Shilpa Bari, a resident of Dahanu, was arrested yesterday night and booked for murder, said Sambaji Yadav, inspector, Gholwad police station.

Initially, a case of accidental death was registered, but when autopsy report revealed strangulation, it was changed to a murder case, cops said.

Probe

Accused was fed up with husband coming home drunk

The victim, Umesh Bari (35), was found dead in his house on November-2, after Shilpa allegedly choked him using a rope.

Cops said she initially tried to pass it as a suicide case, but later revealed that she killed him because she was fed up with her husband coming home drunk frequently and harassing her.

The couple has two children, aged 11 and 10.

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