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UP: Man kills wife over extramarital affair in Sitapur

News Agencies | Updated on: 11 January 2020, 13:47 IST
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A 30-year-old woman died after her husband slit her throat over alleged extramarital affair in Akbarpur village here, police said on Saturday.

 Baidnath killed his wife allegedly after finding her in a compromising position with another man of the village on Thursday, Circle Officer Akhand Pratap Singh said.

He slit her throat with a sickle, the CO said, adding that a police team, which rushed to the village after being informed by the villagers about the incident, arrested the accused with the murder weapon.

A case has been registered on the basis of the report filed by the family of the woman and a probe initiated. The body has been sent for post-mortem, police said.

-PTI

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First published: 11 January 2020, 13:47 IST
 
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