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

Updated: Jun 19, 2019, 13:04 IST | mid-day online correspondent

The inspector at Nizampur police station, Manikrao Jadhav said that the accused is a drug addict

Mumbai crime: Man stabs wife eight times with knife in Bhiwandi
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A man from Maharashtra's Bhiwandi was arrested on Sunday for allegedly stabbing his wife to death because he suspected that his wife had an extramarital affair.

25-year old Sabi Alam Abdul Gafar Ansari is a resident of Mhada colony and stabbed his wife, Nazia Ansari eight times with a knife.

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The inspector at Nizampur police station, Manikrao Jadhav said that the accused is a drug addict.

He told Hindustan Times, "Gafar and Nazia married around four years ago. It was a love marriage. However, within a year, they started quarrelling over different issues. Gafar also had doubts that his wife was in a relationship with another man."

Jadhav said, "They had frequent arguments over it. On Sunday, Gafar left home early in the morning and returned drunk. They had another argument and Ansari stabbed his wife eight times."

Nazia was taken to the hospital but she succumbed to her injuries and blood loss.

A complaint was registered by Gafar at Nizampur police station. The police registered a murder case under sections 302, 352 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and sections 37 (1) and 154 of the Maharashtra Police Act.

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