Woman kills husband for rape attempt on daughter

Patna, May 23 (IANS) A woman killed her husband after he allegedly tried to rape her minor daughter in Bihar’s Katihar district on Monday, police said.

In a fit of rage, Ghuro Devi attacked her husband Sunil Rishi, 43, with a sharp axe and killed him when he was trying to molest and rape their 14-year-old daughter, a district police official said.

The incident took place in Kumrar village in Katihar which falls under Kadwa police jurisdiction.

“After killing her husband to save honour of the minor daughter, Ghuro Devi surrendered at the local police station,” a police official said.

She has confessed to her crime and told police that she killed her husband for the sake of her daughter’s honour.

“I have no regret for killing my husband, he deserved it,” she said.

Police have booked her under sSection 302 and are probing the incident.

–IANS

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