Man Attacks Wife, Kills Her With Axe Over Argument

Ashok Chakravarty, 48 allegedly attacked his wife Rajini with an axe at their house in Barbati village around 3 pm.

Man Attacks Wife, Kills Her With Axe Over Argument

Ashok Chakravarty was arrested under section 302 (murder) of the Indian Penal Code.

Jabalpur:

A 45-year-old woman was allegedly axed to death by her husband over a petty argument in Madhya Pradesh's Jabalpur district on Tuesday, police said.

Ashok Chakravarty, 48 allegedly attacked his wife Rajini with an axe at their house in Barbati village around 3 pm.

The couple had had a quarrel over Rajini wanting to visit her parents, city superintendent of police Ravi Chouhan said.

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"He attacked his wife multiple times, killing her on the spot," Chouhan said.

Ashok Chakravarty was arrested under section 302 (murder) of the Indian Penal Code.