Trigger Warning

In a horrifying incident, a man in India’s Maharashtra allegedly killed his 40-year-old wife by strangulating her in a fit of rage after she added excessive salt to the khichrri that she served him for breakfast, reports

The man has been identified as 46-year-old Nilesh Ghagh. According to the police, the accused strangulated his wife using a long piece of cloth.


After being alerted, the police reached the spot and sent the woman’s body for post-mortem to a local government hospital.

The police have registered a case against the accused under section 302 (murder) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

According to the publication, a similar incident had taken place last week when a man shot his daughter-in-law dead after she failed to serve him breakfast along with tea.