In a startling episode, a 36-year-old man lost his life when his wife hit him in the nose because he wouldn’t take her to Dubai to celebrate her birthday.
The incident took place at the couple’s apartment, located in a posh residential society in Pune’s Wanavdi area, on Friday.
The victim, identified as Nikhil Khanna, a businessman in the construction industry, had a love marriage with his wife, Renuka (38), six years ago.
According to a senior police officer posted at the Wanavdi Police station, “The incident occurred on Friday afternoon. As per the primary investigation, it has been revealed that the couple had a fight because Nikhil did not take Renuka to Dubai to celebrate her birthday and did not give her expensive gifts on her birthday and anniversary. Renuka was also upset with Nikhil for not giving a favourable response to her wish to go to Delhi to celebrate the birthdays of some relatives.”
The police further informed that “during the fight, Renuka punched Nikhil in the face. The impact of the punch was so hard that Nikhil’s nose and some teeth were broken. Witheavy bleeding, Nikhil lost consciousness.”
Meanwhile, the police have registered a case against Renuka under IPC Section 302 and arrested her for further investigation.