A man from Maharashtra’s Jalna district allegedly killed his wife and his minor daughter in Akoli Village following an argument. The 30-year-old accused reportedly doubted his wife’s character.

The accused Shahji Govindrao Deshmukh allegedly attacked his wife Jyoti and seven-year-old daughter Rutuja, using a sharp weapon, as reported by Times Of India.

The mother and daughter were reportedly declared dead on arrival at the hospital. The police have arrested the accused and are carrying out further investigation. According to an Outlook report, the police is also looking for locals who spread rumours about the woman.

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On Wednesday, an inebriated man reportedly killed his wife with a pair of scissors in Ludhiana. According to the Times Of India, the couple had been married for 16 years and had two children. The initial investigation by the police has suggested that the man, a labourer, was an alcoholic. The couple often got into argument over his drinking habit.

” On Tuesday night, too, Anand returned home from work drunk. Aarti and Anand again had a fight over the issue. But later, the family went to sleep. Around 4 am, the couple’s daughter woke up on hearing her mother’s screams. She saw her father had stabbed her mother on nose with a scissor. The girl raised the alarm and tried to catch her father while he was trying to escape. But Anand pushed his daughter and made his escape by bolting the main door from outside,” the officiating assistant commissioner of police Waryam Singh told TOI.

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In August, a 40-year-old software engineer was arrested on charges of killing his wife for in Greater Noida West. The couple had been married for six years and had two children. The victim’s family accused him of dowry harassment, filing a police complaint against him.

In the month of June, a 38-year-old man from Uttar Pradesh allegedly murdered his wife and their three children before dying by suicide. The deceased man had reportedly left behind a suicide note in which he claimed to be under severe mental stress due to financial trouble and had incurred debt.

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Sagrika Giri is an intern with SheThePeople.TV.

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