Palghar, May 12: A 36-year-old woman was killed while her husband suffered serious injuries after unidentified assailants attacked them in early hours of Tuesday. The deceased has been identified as VaishnaviGawand while her husband Vilas (40) has been hospitalized.
According to the Kasa Police, the accused armed with lethal sharp weapons barged into the Gawand's residence in Sonale village. In the ensuing fierce attack, Vaishnavi was killed while Vilas survived the attack. Prima facie, it appears that the attack was carried out concerning monetary matters as the victim couple had returned to the village recently.
The body has been sent for post-mortem, police spokesman HemantKatkar apprised, adding that a case has been registered under the IPC section 302 (murder). Further probe into the case is underway. (UNI)