60-year-old husband killed by wife over property dispute in Jalna

Published: Jun 24, 2019, 22:10 IST | mid-day online desk

Initial investigation revealed that the deceased had allotted four acres of land to his first wife and two acres to Shardabai

60-year-old husband killed by wife over property dispute in Jalna
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Jalna: A 60-year-old man was killed by his wife at their house over a property dispute in Mahakala village in Jalna district. Police said that the accused, Shardabai Mule, is a second wife of the deceased Manik Mule.

Initial investigation revealed that the deceased had allotted four acres of land to his first wife and two acres to Shardabai. 

Assistant police inspector, Gondi police station, H V Ware said that the Shardabai had opposed her husband's decision to adopt a son of his first brother-in-law, as both his wives couldn't bear a child. Ware said Shardabai allegedly bludgeoned Mule with a stone grinder when he was fast asleep this morning. A case has been registered and further investigation is underway, the officer added.

In another similar case, a woman and her five-year-old son were stabbed in Goregaon East by a male friend who was in love with her.

The victim identified as Sunita Jadhav, who has an eight-year-old daughter as well, has been estranged from her husband for six years and currently lives with her parents.

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The accused identified as Devendra Waghel works as a waiter at a restaurant in the western suburbs. The two were introduced four years ago and had been close friends since then.

The woman was taking a stroll with her son on Friday evening at Jayprakash Nagar when the accused accosted them with a knife. He stabbed both of them and fled the spot. They were rushed to the Bal Thackeray Trauma Hospital in Jogeshwari for treatment.

(With inputs from PTI)

Also Read: Mumbai crime: Man stabs wife eight times with knife in Bhiwandi

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