Man beheads wife over suspicion of illicit relationship, walks on road with her head

In a shocking incident, a man allegedly beheaded his wife and walked with her head on the streets of Pune on Friday.

Updated: Oct 10, 2015, 00:19 AM IST
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Pune: In a shocking incident, a man allegedly beheaded his wife and walked on the road here with her head on Friday.

60-year-old Ramu Chavan was spotted on the street with his wife's head and an axe.

Chavan, a security guard by profession, killed his 45-year-old wife, Sonubai, after suspecting an illicit relationship between her and their son-in-law.

Ramu was taken into custody by police after he was found casually strolling on a street holding the severed head of the victim in one hand and the axe in the other.

 

The dhoti-clad man, who was accosted to the police station by constables, carried his wife's head by holding on to the hair even as shocked bystanders watched on the street.

He has been booked under IPC 302 (murder) and further investigations were underway, police added.