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Man Held In UP's Bahraich For Killing Wife, Parents-in-law

Man held in UP's Bahraich for killing wife, parents-in-law

Bahraich (UP), Aug 21 (PTI) A man was arrested here for allegedly killing his wife and parents-in-law with a sharp-edged weapon earlier this week, police said on Saturday.

The accused has been identified as Mubarak Ali, a resident of Banjaria village under Hardi police station area here. He was arrested on Friday, they said.

Superintendent of Police (SP) Sujata Singh said Ali was living with his in-laws in Bhikabaandh village in Bihar's Siwan district. According to the Bihar Police, he killed his wife Naseema Khatoon (30), father-in-law Ali Hussain Sai (75) and mother-in-law Najma Khatoon (70) on the intervening night of August 15 and 16 using a sharp-edged weapon.

Ali's nine-year-old daughter was also injured in the incident, she said.

A case in the matter was registered at Daraunda police station in Siwan. The Bihar Police have taken the accused to Siwan on transit remand, the police said. PTI CORR NAV DIV DIV

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