Sooraj obtained a cobra from a snake handler and threw the animal at his sleeping wife, police claim. Photo: Handout Sooraj obtained a cobra from a snake handler and threw the animal at his sleeping wife, police claim. Photo: Handout
Sooraj obtained a cobra from a snake handler and threw the animal at his sleeping wife, police claim. Photo: Handout

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Indian man accused of using a cobra to kill his wife, after first trying and failing with a viper

  • The man’s wife was in hospital for two months after being bitten by the first snake, and then was bitten by a cobra while at home recovering, police said
  • Police said the marriage had involved a huge dowry comprising nearly 100 gold coins, a new car and some 500,000 rupees (around US$20,000) in cash

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Sooraj obtained a cobra from a snake handler and threw the animal at his sleeping wife, police claim. Photo: Handout Sooraj obtained a cobra from a snake handler and threw the animal at his sleeping wife, police claim. Photo: Handout
Sooraj obtained a cobra from a snake handler and threw the animal at his sleeping wife, police claim. Photo: Handout
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