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West Bengal: Wife hits husband on head with fish-knife, chops off genitals

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 17 August 2020, 12:22 IST

A 45-year-old man met his end in West Bengal’s Howrah district after his wife smacked him on his head with a fish-knife and severed off his genitals over a family fight, said police.

The incident took place in Malipukur in Jujarsaha village in Panchla police station area, they said.


According to the police the body of Mohsin Mallik has been sent for post-mortemand and his wife has been taken into custody. The murder weapon (fish-knife) she used to kill him has also been recovered, they said.

It is suspected that a family fight culminated in the killing, an officer said, adding that Manira is mentally challenged. The couple has two sons, he said.

One of them told the police that after they woke up in the morning, their mother told them to go to her bedroom and see what she has done.

When they went to the bedroom they saw their father, wrapped in a blanket, lying on the floor in a pool of blood, police said. The wife was on medication for some time and the couple used to fight time and again, the officer said.

Further investigation in the case is underway, police said.

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First published: 17 August 2020, 12:20 IST
 
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