Man murders wife, lover after duo elopes in Belagavi

Belagavi, Jan 31 (IANS): A man allegedly killed his wife and her lover to death after they eloped in Belagavi district in Karnataka.

The deceased were identified as 19-year-old Hina Mehaboob and her lover, 21-year-old Yasin Adam.

The accused was identified as 24-year-old Toufiq Shoukat, a resident of Kokatnur village.

According to the police, Hina and Toufiq got married four months ago and hired a cab to visit a dargah. However, Hina fell in love with cab driver Yasin and eloped with him, leaving behind her husband.

Hina and her lover Yasin started living at a farmhouse in Kokatnur. Enraged over the incident, Toufiq went to their house and attacked them with a sharp-edged weapon on Tuesday evening. Toufiq hacked his wife Hina to death and later killed Yasin

Toufiq also attacked Hina's parents who had come to rescue their daughter.

The injured are being treated at a hospital in Miraj, Maharashtra. The accused escaped after the attack, and the police have launched a manhunt to nab him.


Top Stories

Comment on this article

Leave a Comment

Title: Man murders wife, lover after duo elopes in Belagavi

You have 2000 characters left.


Please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. will not be responsible for any defamatory message posted under this article.

Please note that sending false messages to insult, defame, intimidate, mislead or deceive people or to intentionally cause public disorder is punishable under law. It is obligatory on Daijiworld to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments, to the authority concerned upon request.

Hence, sending offensive comments using daijiworld will be purely at your own risk, and in no way will be held responsible.