The entire nation is reeling under the acute water crisis, forcing people to take extreme steps. In a bizarre incident, a woman was killed by his brother-in-law after a fight over sharing water.
As quoted by several media reports, the husband of the victim informed the police that the tragic incident took place when the man, his brother) fetched water from a public tank in Khar west area and got into an argument with his wife over water sharing.
Reports further informed that Namita Pokhare was later attacked by her brother-in-law by a sickle after the tussle.
The accused was arrested by the police after an FIR was lodged under 302, 37(1) (A) and 135 sections of the Indian Penal Code of Maharashtra police act.
Several cities across India have been facing severe water crisis this year while several rural areas are reeling under severe drought, with many villagers totally dependent on water tankers.