Rome: A 37-year-old Indian migrant in Italy killed his pregnant wife because she loved wearing western clothes and he wanted to punish her for going against Indian traditions.
The Indian, whose name was given as Singhj Kulbir, told police in Piacenza city in northern Italy that he strangled to death his 27-year-old wife - named as Kaur Balwinde - before throwing her corpse in the Po river, a news agency reported.
Investigators said Kulbir, who worked for an agricultural company, killed his wife to punish her for dressing like a westerner against Indian traditions. Balwinde's body was found floating Sunday in the Po river near Piacenza, a total of 153 days after she went missing.
The mother of a five-year-old boy, Balwinde was three months pregnant, according to the PiacenzaSera news website....more
10:16 AM, May 29, 2012