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Gujarat: Man allegedly kills wife, throws her body into the well

Gujarat: Man allegedly kills wife, throws her body into the well :- A man killed his 32yr old wife Pushpa and threw her body into a well at Mota village in Dahod, holding her responsible for the death of their 4yr old son, police said today.

The accused, identified as Mukesh Ditabhai, is in custody by police for the murder of his wife. Her body was recovered on February 3 from the well located in Navta village.

After Pushpa’s disappearance, her mother reported a missing person complaint with police two days back, P K Jadeja, police sub-inspector at Sukhsar said.

According to police, the couple used to quarrel over the death of their son Nitin. The minor had died of electrocution around six months back.

After the recovery of Pushpa’s body from the well last week, police sent it to a hospital in Sukhsar town for post-mortem, which revealed that she was killed before being thrown into the well, her brother Hakubhai Bhurya reported another police complaint stating that Mukesh had murdered her and tried to destroy the evidence by throwing the body into a well.
Further investigation is on.