Haryana woman stabbed by husband; neighbours shoot video instead of attending to her

Chandigarh: A woman was allegedly stabbed by her husband at a village in Haryana's Jind district, with the police saying that the neighbours, instead of rushing her to a hospital, were seen shooting a video of the incident.

Representational image. Reuters

Representational image. Reuters

Police said when they were informed about the incident, they reached the spot only to find that some people had gathered there, with no one coming forward to help the bleeding woman.

A man, who was part of the crowd was also seen shooting a video of the woman crying in pain, Inspector Rohtash Kumar, SHO of Safidon police station said over the phone on Sunday.

"We rushed the woman to a hospital after the incident was reported. The woman's condition is stated to be stable now," said Kumar.

The woman and her husband, in their early 40s, have three children. The victim hails from Baroli village in Safidon subdivision in Jind, he said.

The SHO said she was attacked by her husband in a fit of rage, as the couple were having a marital discord.

The husband, who has been arrested and remanded to police custody, allegedly threw chili powder in his wife's eyes on 30 June and then attacked her with a saw, he said.

Published Date: Jul 03, 2017 23:00 PM | Updated Date: Jul 03, 2017 23:00 PM

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