Katihar: A woman axed her husband to death when the latter allegedly tried to sexually assault their teenage daughter in Kumrar village of Bihar's Katihar district, police said on Monday.
The incident took place last night when Sunil Rishi (42) allegedly tried to assault his 14-year-old daughter by gagging her mouth ignoring the protests by his wife Ghuro Devi and son Suman, they said.
Ghuro Devi then hit on the neck and face of her husband with the axe several times which led to his death on the spot. She later surrendered at Kadwa police station and confessed to her crime, Barsoi Deputy SP Chandrika Prasad Singh said.
On the basis of the daughter's statement, a case of murder has been lodged, Singh said, adding, the axe has been seized and the body sent to Sadar hospital....