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Persuaded against divorce, man kills mother-in-law

By Oneindia Staff Writer

A 25-year-old man today allegedly killed his mother-in-law and attacked his pregnant wife when they got into an argument over his demand for a divorce in northwest Delhi's Keshav Puram, police said.

Persuaded against divorce, man kills mother-in-law

The accused, Afroz, had been allegedly pressuring his wife for a divorce but she was not agreeing, they said.

His mother-in-law was visiting them from Ghazipur when the couple today again got into an argument, they added.

She scolded Afroz for trying to divorce his wife when she was pregnant, following which he attacked her. When his wife intervened, he attacked her too, they said.

The woman succumbed to injuries and her daughter is undergoing treatment, they added. Afroz fled from the spot and police are looking for him.

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