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UP: Man allegedly kills wife after she refuses to give him her jewellery to buy liquor

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 8 May 2020, 15:09 IST

A man reportedly murdered his wife when she rejected to give him her ornaments in order to buy alcohol. The incident happened in Uttar Pradesh’s Bamruliya village in Farrukhabad district on Thursday.

A case has been lodged in the Nawabganj police station and a hunting operation has been set in motion to apprehend the accused.


As maintained by the police, Prashant was married to Lakshmi Devi (26), for six years and the couple has a 5-year-old son and a 3-year-old daughter.

"Prashant is a liquor addict. He would usually beat his wife in an inebriated condition. Prashant would frequently demand money from his wife for liquor. This time when she refused to give him money, he hit her with a wooden stick till she fainted and then escaped with her gold earrings," said SHO Rakesh Kumar Sharma.

"Lakshmi bled profusely and succumbed to her injuries. Her parents have file a complaint at the Nawabganj police station.

"We have booked Prashant under section 302 (murder) of the IPC. Raids are on to arrest him," Rakesh Kumar Sharma said.

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First published: 8 May 2020, 15:09 IST
 
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