Imam castrated, killed by wife for planning to marry again

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An Imam in a village here was castrated and beaten to death by his first wife for planning another marriage, police said on Friday.

<em>Image for representational purposes only. Getty Images</em>
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The incident took place in Shikarpur village on Thursday evening when Hazra injured Maulvi Vakil Ahmad, Imam at a mosque in Bhora Khurd Village.

She told police that her husband was planning another marriage and an argument over the issue turned violent, leading to his death.

A case was registered against her at Bhorakla police station, Station House Officer (SHO) Nitendra Singh said, adding the victim’s body was sent for postmortem.

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