She also reportedly tried to bluff her way out by stating that he had died of a heart attack.

Hyderabad woman strangles husband to death for not getting booze money
news Alcoholism Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 12:31

A middle-aged woman, who is said to be addicted to alcohol, allegedly strangled her husband to death in Hyderabad after he refused to give her money to consume liquor, according to The New Indian Express. Ramulamma, the wife of daily wage labourer Chandraiah, allegedly killed her husband at their home in Manikeshwar Nagar in Hyderabad.

TNIE reports, 

Around 7 pm on Thursday, Ramulamma asked her husband Chandraiah for money to buy liquor on the occasion of Dasara festival but Chandraiah refused to give her money. Heated arguments followed between the two and it led to a scuffle. As Ramulamma assaulted her husband, Chandraiah fell to the ground and was unconscious. Then Ramulamma strangulated his throat, snuffing out his life,” said Osmania University police inspector V Ashok Reddy.

It is also reported that the woman tried to bluff her way out of the alleged murder by stating that her husband had a heart attack, but locals gathered around her. The police arrived soon enough to arrest her. Ramulamma is 50-years old and her husband was 53 years old.

A similar incident, where a 30-year-old son killed his father for refusing to give money for liquor, was also reported from Hyderabad,

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