A woman has chopped off her husband’s genitals for allegedly neglecting her and “living with his second wife”, police said today.
The incident took place in the Mimlana area, in Northern India yesterday. The man was rushed to a hospital in a serious condition.
Yunus Ahmed, 45, has been admitted to a hospital in Uttar Pradesh state’s Muzaffarnagar district and the woman has been arrested, Area Police Chief, Anil Kaparwan said.
The man had married the second time with the consent of his first wife, as they did not have a child. The second wife had recently given birth to a child, Station House Officer, Kotwali police station, Anil Kaperwan said.
Police said the two often had quarrels over his staying at the second wife’
“On Wednesday, their fight flared up and the woman, who repeatedly accused him of not spending time with her and ignoring her, cut his genitals using a knife,” Kaparwan said.
“He was rushed to the hospital in a serious condition and is receiving medical treatment,” Kaparwan said.
The man’s relatives have filed a complaint with police against his first wife, the officer said.
The woman faces charges of causing grievous hurt and bodily harm and could face a maximum of 10 years in jail, police said.