JHANG: A woman was axed to death by her husband over her refusal to allow her husband to marry for second time in Jhang on Saturday.

Police said Asghar resident of Madoki had developed differences with his wife M over fertility issues and he asked her to allow him to contract second marriage. Over his wife refusal he exchanged hot words and chopped off his wife, s head with an axe and fled.

The body was shifted to hospital for medico-legal formalities before burial. The police have registered a case and started investigation.