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Tripura: Man kills wife with machete

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Agartala, May 13 (PTI) A man allegedly killed his wife with a machete while she was asleep in Tripura's Gomati district, police said on Monday.

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The incident happened in Dwajanagar on Sunday night, they said.

The woman was asleep when her husband attacked her with a machette, and as their children started screaming, neighbours rushed in and nabbed him, SDPO of Udaipur Ajay Debbarma said.

The husband, identified as Asish Dey, was arrested with the blood-soaked machete, he said.

Asish used to suspect his wife of having an extra-marital affair with a man, which might have prompted him to kill his wife, he said.

Debbarma said the man almost beheaded his wife, he added. PTI PS SOM

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