A man died after his wife allegedly threw boiling water on him and assaulted him with a cricket bat while he was asleep in Sadar Kotwali area here.
Bhure Singh (40), who was an alcoholic, had a fight with his wife Rekha yesterday afternoon and went off to sleep outside the house. While he was asleep, she threw boiling
While he was asleep, she threw boiling water on him and attacked him with a cricket bat, SSP Sunil Saxena said on Monday.
Hearing his cries, the neighbours and Singh’s brother rushed to his help. Singh was taken to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries later in the evening, the SSP said.
The woman has been taken into custody.The body which bore burn marks on the face and neck has been sent for post-mortem, the SSP added.