The Hush Post|19:30 pm|1-min-read
A man allegedly killed his wife and then committed suicide in front of his son. The incident took place at Mahabaleshwar in Maharashtra on Thursday, the police said.
Anil Shinde (34) his wife Seema (30) and their 11-year-old son had gone for a vacation at the hill station located in Satara district on Wednesday, the police said.
According to the police, after returning to their hotel room, the couple had a heated argument after their son went to sleep. The boy woke up when her mother screamed and found that his father was stabbing his mother with a knife, he told police.
He requested his father to stop. But Shinde allegedly killed his wife and then slit his throat, the official said.
However, the boy then alerted the hotel manager who contacted the police, he said.
Police took the couple to a nearby hospital where they were declared dead. A case of murder and suicide was registered. Post-mortem reports were awaited. The police officer said, the exact cause of the altercation between the couple was being ascertained.