New Delhi: A 32-year-old man was murdered by his two wives on Thursday in Bangur Nagar Police Station area of suburban Goregaon in Mumbai on Thursday morning, said Deputy Commissioner of Police Mohan Dahikar as quoted by news agency ANI. A case has been registered in the matter.

Upon investigation, police found that Raju Waghmare was a habitual drinker who was in the habit of physically assaulting his wives almost every day. To put an end to this atrocity, his two wives namely Savita and Sarita killed him, stated a report. It must be noted that Waghmare was a resident of Bhagat Singh Nagar slum and worked as a security guard. He also had four children besides his two wives, added the police official.

Notably, Savita and Sarita allegedly smothered Waghmare with a pillow when he was asleep on Thursday morning. When his brother found that Waghmare was dead and the two women could not explain what had happened, he contacted the police.

Both the women were arrested under IPC sections 302 (murder) and 34 (common intention). They will be produced before the court on Friday, the official added.

(With agency inputs)