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40-yr-old man commits suicide after killing wife

Lakhimpur Kheri:A 40-year-old man today set himself ablaze after he allegedly hacked to death his 35- year-old wife, police said.

According to police, Ram Dayal, a resident of Ahmadnagar village hacked his wife Mayawati to death with a sharp edged weapon in his house this afternoon.

After killing his wife, Ram Dayal poured kerosene and set himself on fire.

Some dispute between the couple is stated to be the reason behind the incident. Confirming the incident, Deputy Superintendent of Police LD Bharti said further investigations are on.

—PTI