Purnia (Bihar): A man on Thursday allegedly poisoned his wife to death and stabbed his mother-in-law in Sukhsena Mushari in Bihar's Purnia district.

"Dinesh Rishidev, poisoned his wife Sunita Devi to death following an argument with her," Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) In-Charge Vipin Kumar said.

The accused later stabbed his mother-in-law Manjula Devi when she questioned him for murdering her daughter, he said, adding that the woman was admitted to Sadar hospital.

The body has been sent for post-mortem, Kumar said, adding the accused, a native of Amari Kukraun village has been arrested and charged with the murder of his wife and attempt on the life of his mother-in-law.


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