Husband stuffs glue in mouth, nose, and eyes, Wife chokes to death

MADHYA PRADESH: A 35-year-old woman, Durga Bai, died of suffocation after her husband, Halkeram Kushwaha, allegedly filled a strong adhesive in her mouth, nose and eyes. The incident took place at their residence in Rajput Colony yesterday, police said.

“She was suffocated to death after her husband stuffed a strong adhesive, used for sticking broken items, in her mouth, nose and eyes,” Kotwali police station inspector R N Sharma said.

Before committing the crime, the accused asked his two sons to go outside the house and after they went out used he used the glue to kill his wife. One of their minor sons returned home later and found his mother lying motionless, following which the 15-year-old boy lodged a police complaint.

The boy told the police that his father was a drunkard and often quarrelled with his mother, and moreover, he had even tried to poison his mother in the past.

Halkeram was booked for murder and a search was launched to nab him since he is absconding at the moment,” Mr Sharma added.