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Mumbai: Man absconding after killing wife

News Agencies | Updated on: 21 August 2019, 17:10 IST

Mumbai police are on the lookout for a man who allegedly killed his wife by strangling her. He hanged her body from the ceiling to make it appear like a case of suicide.

According to the police, the victim, identified as Pooja Gaud (30) is a resident of Unnat Nagar.

"Pooja had asked for money from her husband to pay their children's school fee. Not only did the husband refuse to pay, but he also strangled her to death. To make the murder look like suicide, the accused hung her body from the ceiling," police said in a release.

A case under IPC 302 has been registered against the accused who is absconding, the release added.

Further investigation in this regard is underway.


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First published: 21 August 2019, 17:10 IST