Indian man arrested after beheading wife, walking around with her head

Published: October 9, 2015
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Ramu Chavan, who works as a watchman in a housing complex in Katraj area, allegedly killed his 45-year-old wife because he suspected her of infidelity. PHOTO: HINDUSTAN TIMES

Ramu Chavan, who works as a watchman in a housing complex in Katraj area, allegedly killed his 45-year-old wife because he suspected her of infidelity. PHOTO: HINDUSTAN TIMES

In a horrific incident, a 60-year-old man was arrested in Pune, India, on Friday after being seen strolling on the road with his wife’s head.

The man, identified as named Ramu Chavan, was arrested by Pune police after he was seen walking casually carrying his wife’s head by the hair on roads, as bystanders looked on in horror.

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Chavan has been charged with beheading his wife, Sonubai, after he suspected an illegitimate relationship between her and their son-in-law.

The culprit worked as a watchman, according to the Police, and killed his wife with an axe.

The police have booked him under murder charges, while further investigations are under way.

The article originally appeared on The New Indian Express

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  • Point
    Oct 9, 2015 - 7:27PM

    indians be like Chavan was a Pakistani army soldier from LOC, who entered and did all this. Recommend

  • Azi
    Oct 9, 2015 - 8:25PM

    @Point:

    Pretty much, violence runs in their blood. Deep inside they too have people that are no different than TTP/ IS. And more their blame others for their problems, sooner these problems will catch them unguarded.Recommend

  • sterry
    Oct 9, 2015 - 9:12PM

    The culture of women abuse including rape and misogyny is too common in India. Recommend

  • Pakistani
    Oct 9, 2015 - 9:45PM

    Just waiting for indians to say he was an ISI agent like Captain Kabootar!Recommend

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