Daily-wage Labourer Poisons Wife to Death Over Dowry

Published: 05th July 2015 05:59 AM  |   Last Updated: 05th July 2015 05:59 AM   |  A+A-

VELLORE: A man was arrested, charged with the murder of his wife in Palayapalayam in Arakkonam on Saturday, over matters involving dowry issues.

Murugesan, a daily-wage labourer, confessed to police that he forcibly fed poison to his wife  Vanitha. She fainted and alerted the neighbours by initially claiming that she committed suicide. He was held  after a  complaint from Vanitha’s parents.

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