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Karnataka man beheads wife over heated argument, then chops body to pieces

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Bengaluru, May 28, 2024: In a shocking incident, a man killed his wife and then chopped the body into pieces in Tumakuru district, officials said today.

The incident took place in Hospet village in the district. The woman was identified as 32-year-old Pushpa. The accused husband, identified as Shivaram, was arrested by the police.



According to the police, Shivaram committed the crime after a quarrel with his wife on Monday night.

He allegedly beheaded Pushpa and dismembered her body in the kitchen. Pushpa was from Sagara town in Karnataka’s Shivamogga district.

The couple lived in a rented house with their eight-year-old child. The accused worked as a helper at a sawmill.

Preliminary investigations have revealed that the couple quarrelled frequently, said officials.

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