A 64-year-old man allegedly stabbed his wife following an argument and later committed suicide on Wednesday morning at their apartment in Mundhwa Road,Vadgaon Sheri.
The Yerawada police said the incident took place around 10.30am,when Dnyaneshwar Raghunath Hingane and his wife Shalini (59) were alone at home. Their son and daughter-in-law were away at work and their granddaughter was at school.
The incident was reported after the daughter-in-law came home in the afternoon. She reportedly saw Shalini lay unconscious in a pool of blood,while Hingane’s body was hanging from a ceiling fan.
Investigating officer API C V Jadhav said,On Wednesday morning,Shalini made tea for Hingane and was sitting in the drawing room,when they suddenly broke into an argument,following which he stabbed her. Police said Shalini’s condition was stable.