35-yr-old held for killing wife at Zuarinagar

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VASCO

In a tragic incident a man strangulated his wife to death in a fit of rage following a quarrel on Monday afternoon at Zorint Zuarinagar.

The accused identified as Ashok Kumar (35), is a cleaner by profession and a native of Odisha, appeared at the Verna police station in the afternoon and confessed to the crime.

The deceased has been identified as K Bindu (39). Police rushed to the site and conducted the scene-cum-inquest panchanama and referred the body for postmortem. The police in this connection have registered an offence under Section 302 of Indian Penal Code (IPC). The couple has a 5-year-old daughter. Police said that a quarrel broke out after the deceased denied her husband’s physical touch. Further investigation is in progress under the supervision of PI Sandesh Chodankar.