Man held within 15 mnts of killing his wife

Man held within 15 mnts of killing his wife

Police swung into action and successfully arrested a man within 15 minutes of him murdering his wife at Tiger Block village in the taluk on Wednesday.

The arrested has been identified as Nagaraju, a resident of Agathuru village. The victim is Lakshmi (29).

On hearing the villagers scream about the murder, a passerby acted swiftly and called police constable Ravi who informed his higher ups. The police surrounded the village and were successful in cornering the accused and arresting him in just 15 minutes.

Nagaraju was reportedly harassing Lakshmi under the influence of liquor. In a fit of rage, he murdered her by slitting her throat. He tried to escape after committing the crime.

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