10 Mar 2021: Bhopal: Suspecting infidelity, man axes wife's leg and hand
A 32-year-old man allegedly attacked his wife with an axe over suspicion of an extramarital affair in Madhya Pradesh's capital city Bhopal on Tuesday night.
The accused, who was reportedly in an inebriated state, cut off his wife's right hand and right leg.
The police arrived at the spot and later detained him.
Here are more details on this.
Details: The incident took place around 11:30 pm yesterday
The accused, Pritam Singh Sisodia, a resident of Hoshangabad, used to live with his minor son.
His wife, Sangeeta, worked at a factory in Indore and visited Bhopal on her off days.
She was in Bhopal last night and around 11:30 pm, the accused entered the house in a drunken state and chopped off her right hand and right foot.
Details: Sangeeta battling for life in hospital
After hearing Sangeeta's call for help, the neighbors reached the house and found her in a pool of blood. Thereafter, the police were informed.
After the cops arrived, Sangeeta was rushed to a hospital.
She has been in critical condition since. "It cannot be said at this stage if her hand and foot can be reattached (sic)," doctors at the Hamidia Hospital reportedly said.
Quote: This is what Nishatpura SHO said
Mahinder Singh Chouhan, the SHO of the Nishatpura area, reportedly said, "Sangeeta works as a supervisor in a factory in Indore and used to come to Bhopal on off days."
"She was in Bhopal on Tuesday and at around 11:30 pm, the accused entered his house in a drunken state and chopped off her right hand and right foot with an axe," he added.
Fact: Attempt to murder case filed against accused
The accused has since been arrested and a case of attempt to murder has been filed against him, according to reports. Meanwhile, the police have reached out to the victim's family members seeking custody of her minor child.