• Download mobile app
21 Jun 2018, Edition - 1073, Thursday

FLASH NEWS:

  • Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan reaches 10 Janpath to meet former Congress President Sonia Gandhi
  • Jammu & Kashmir Governor NN Vohra has appointed BVR Subrahmanyam as the new Chief Secretary of the state
  • A commander-level meeting took place between India and Pakistan in Poonch
  • There is no political interference in our work’, says General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff
  • Update: The officer, who insulted the interfaith couple in Lucknow’s passport office, has been transferred
  • RTI activist shot dead in Champaran, Bihar

Coimbatore

Farmer arrested for killing wife

Covai Post Network

Image credit : Illustrative Image

Police arrested a farmer for killing his wife following a dispute over buying a mobile phone at Kinathukadavu on Monday.

According to police, Balamurugan, (38), an alcoholic, had purchased a mobile phone for Rs. 9,000 on Sunday night and showed it to his wife Muthulakshmi.

An angered Muthulakshmi questioned him for buying an expensive phone at a time of a financial crunch at home. A quarrel broke out between the couple and in a fit of rage, Balamurugan hit Muthulakshmi with a pick axe, killing her instantly.

On information, police rushed to the spot and recovered the body and sent it for post mortem to the Government Hospital.
They arrested Balamurugan. Further investigations are on.

COIMBATORE WEATHER