Deoria. On Chhath Puja, the great festival of Surya worship, an eccentric husband shot his wife on her small demand. When the wife insisted on the husband to buy a saree for Chhath Puja, the husband got angry with her. He lost his cool and shot his wife, who had retired from the army, to death with the licensed gun of his father. After this incident, the whole area was stunned.
According to the information, on Tuesday, Anuradha was having a rift with her own husband for a few days. The reason for the controversy Narendra was not listening to his brother after his wife asked him to buy even for Tilakotsav to be held on November 19. The husband bought clothes for himself, but did not get her a sari. The wife expressed displeasure over this.
Police said that during this time her husband Narendra got angry and picked up the single-drain gun of his father Ganga Sagar Tiwari. In a fit of rage, he shot Anuradha. She fell down bleeding. He died shortly after. Hearing the sound of bullets, the people of the house and the neighborhood reached there. He was shocked to see Anuradha lying covered in blood. It was immediately informed to the police.
The police, who reached the spot, arrested the husband accused of killing the wife from the house. During this the gun used in the incident was recovered. Police has started investigation in the matter. Police said that the reason for the dispute was minor. The wife had demanded a sari from the husband and on this the quarrel between the two increased so much that the situation came to the point of firing. The investigation has been started by sending the body for post-mortem.