Woman hacks husband to death for trying to rape daughter

Jun 22, 2012, 12:03 IST | Agencies

A woman allegedly killed her husband, a real-estate businessman, with a sickle for trying to rape their daughter.

A woman allegedly murdered her husband after he tried to rape their teenaged daughter in an inebriated state, police said today.

The 43-year-old man, a real estate business man, had come home drunk last night, picked up a quarrel, and then attempted to rape their daughter following which the woman allegedly attacked him with a sickle, police Inspector Rajnikanth said.

The woman then telephoned police and informed them about the incident, he said, adding, she has been arrested.

They have a 19-year-old son and three daughters in the age group of nine to 13, he said. 

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