Man kills wife with stone after fighting over television remote
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A 35-year-old man bludgeoned his wife to death in Ambad area in Nashik over a petty dispute, police said on Saturday.

According to Madhukar Kad, in-charge of Ambad police station, the incident occured on Thursday night when accused Pandurang Manvatkar, in a fit of rage, attacked his wife Shobha with a stone when she was asleep.

The couple, who lived at a construction site at Dutta Nagar in Ambad locality, had quarrelled over their television remote before retiring to bed, police said.

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Later, when Shobha fell asleep, the accused killed her after hitting a stone on her head and fled from the spot, their three daughters told police.

After panchanama, the body was sent to civil hospital for post mortem. A offence has been registered and a manhunt has been launched for Pandurang, police added.