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AP: Man axes wife, daughter to death following altercation

First published: January 22, 2013, 11:46 AM IST | Updated: January 22, 2013
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AP: Man axes wife, daughter to death following altercation
According to police, Alle Raju (28) was unemployed and this often led to quarrels with his wife Latha (25).

Karimnagar: A man allegedly axed his wife and one-and-half-year old daughter to death at Venkatapur village following an altercation on Tuesday. The incident took place under Yellareddypet police station limits, nearly 70 kms from Karimnagar, in the wee hours, police said.

According to police, Alle Raju (28) was unemployed and this often led to quarrels with his wife Latha (25). On Monday night, after a heated exchange of words between the two, Raju attacked Latha and his one-and-half-year old daughter Srilekha with an axe, killing them on the spot, they said.

The accused escaped from the scene soon after the incident, and searches are on to nab him, police added.

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