11/04/2017 8:01 PM IST | Updated 11/04/2017 8:21 PM IST

Newly-Wed Woman Allegedly Smashes Husband's Head With Stone For Not Being 'Handsome'

The accused has been sent to judicial custody.


CUDDALORE -- A newly married woman allegedly murdered her husband by smashing his head with a grinding stone, upset that he was not handsome, police said on Tuesday.

The 22-year old woman, who got married about a week ago, attacked her husband fatally on Monday night in their house following a quarrel.

Police said the woman started hating her husband, a wood sculptor in his mid 20s, because her friends and relatives said he was not handsome and a good match for her.

Though the woman came out and cried saying someone has murdered her husband, police after investigations arrested her today on the charge of killing him.

She was produced before a local court which remanded her to judicial custody.

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