Thane city police is looking for a man after the half-burnt body of his wife was found in a flat in Burhani Colony in Mumbra, an official said on Thursday.
A case of murder has been registered against Shahnavaz Saifi (28), said senior police official Madhukar S Kad of Mumbra police station.
The body of Sadaf Saifi (24), his wife, was found from their locked flat on Wednesday morning, the official said. The door was broken open when the victim did not respond to her father’s phone calls and he contacted police.
The couple, who have a two-year-old daughter, quarreled frequently over domestic issues, the police official said. Along with the husband, the child too is missing and police have launched a manhunt, he added.