Indian cobra killer gets life for murdering wife

An Indian man obtained a cobra from a snake handler and threw it at his sleeping wife, who died due to the reptile’s poisonous bite. – Twitter pic, October 13, 2021.

AN Indian man who used a viper and cobra to murder his wife was sentenced to life in jail today, in what prosecutors called the “rarest of rare” cases.

Sooraj Kumar set loose a highly venomous Russell’s viper on his wife, Uthra, that left her in hospital for almost two months, said prosecutors.

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