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On International Women's Day, wife succumbs at hospital after beaten by drunk husband in UP

Kusum got seriously injured after her husband attacked her with an iron rod when she tried to prevent him from drinking.

Published: 08th March 2021 04:12 PM  |   Last Updated: 08th March 2021 04:12 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

MUZAFFARNAGAR: A 35-year-old woman died after she was allegedly beaten up by her husband here, police said on Monday.

Kusum got seriously injured after her husband attacked her with an iron rod when she tried to prevent him from drinking.

She was admitted to a hospital and succumbed to injuries on Sunday, police said.

The incident took place at Athai village in Jansath tehsil on March 1, they added.

The woman's husband, Sanjiv, was earlier booked for attempt to murder, which has been now changed to murder, Station House Officer Deepak Chaturvedi said.

The accused is absconding, he said.



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