Man strangulates his wife after she refuses to stay with his parents

Sunil Pradhan
Tuesday, 22 August 2017

API Prasad Lonare said Madhuri and Akash were not on good terms and would frequently fight as she didn’t want to stay with Akash’s parents. Akash worked in Phursungi Grampanchayat’s pesticide spraying department. The news was a shock for Akash’s neighbours, who said he was a jovial person. He will be produced in court on Wednesday.

PUNE: Akash Chavan (27) surrendered to the Hadapsar police after allegedly murdering his wife in Phursungi on Monday night. 

Akash and his wife Madhuri had a fight during which Akash strangulated Madhuri with a dupatta until she was unconscious and then smothered her with a pillow. The couple lived with their two-year-old daughter, who Akash took to his mother’s place and approached Hadapsar police. 

API Prasad Lonare said Madhuri and Akash were not on good terms and would frequently fight as she didn’t want to stay with Akash’s parents. Akash worked in Phursungi Grampanchayat’s pesticide spraying department. The news was a shock for Akash’s neighbours, who said he was a jovial person. He will be produced in court on Wednesday.

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