Nagpur, Sep 23 (UNI) The police today arrested a woman and her accomplice for allegedly killing her husband after beating him and throwing him into a well here.
According to police, the man, identified as Anil Patil (35), was seriously injured when his wife Shalubai Patil (29) and an accomplice Balya alias Ravi Panjabrao Borkar (25) hit him repeatedly on the head and legs with a wooden plank yesterday.
Anil sustained grievous wounds and collapsed, after which Shalubai and Balya dragged him to a nearby ground and dumped him into a well, police said. He is suspected to have died afterwards, and his body was recovered this morning, they said.
Anil was a drunkard and used to beat up Shalubai frequently, because of which she was fed up and had hatched the conspiracy, police added.
The police have registered an offence under section 302 (murder) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), and have arrested Shalubai and Balya.