Man strangulates wife, absconds

ST Correspondent
Friday, 28 July 2017

Maya Gole, mother of the deceased, said that Jadhav used to assault her daughter on a regular basis. She said, “Just twenty days after her marriage, my daughter informed me that her husband used to beat her as he suspected her character. Ten days ago, both of them came to stay with me as I was not well. On Tuesday, they left the house after my son-in-law got into an argument with me after I questioned him about the physical abuse of my daughter. On Wednesday, I came to know she was murdered by him.”

Pune: A man strangulated and murdered his newly married wife on Wednesday at his home in Katraj. The accused killed his wife as he suspected her of cheating. 

The accused was identified as Deepak Jadhav, a resident of Katraj. He is currently absconding. Jadhav married the victim, Rutuja Gole (18), in May. The victim had complained to her mother in the past about repeated physical abuse by her husband.

Maya Gole, mother of the deceased, said that Jadhav used to assault her daughter on a regular basis. She said, “Just twenty days after her marriage, my daughter informed me that her husband used to beat her as he suspected her character. Ten days ago, both of them came to stay with me as I was not well. On Tuesday, they left the house after my son-in-law got into an argument with me after I questioned him about the physical abuse of my daughter. On Wednesday, I came to know she was murdered by him.”

According to offcials from Bharati Vidyapeeth police station, Jadhav went absconding after the incident. They added that he will be arrested soon.

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