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Jul 15, 2013 at 08:52pm IST

Tamil Nadu: Man stangulates wife, burns her body

Erode: One person hailing from Karnataka was on Monday arrested for allegedly strangling his wife to death and burning the body a week ago, police said. Police said the accused Kongalayiah of Chamrajnagar in Karnataka,came to Arasur and stayed there with his 25-year-old wife.

He was working in a private firm at Tirupur and wanted to get married for a second time, but his wife protested following which he took her to the Bhavani river and strangled her on July 7 night, police said, adding, he burned the body at a burial ground near there.