CHENNAI: A 47-year-old woman sustained severe head injures after her husband allegedly hit her head with a stone over a fight at Ekkathuthangal on Friday night.
The accused Mohan, who worked in the house keeping department at a private company was married to Bhuveneshwari and the couple had two children who are studing in college.
"On Friday night, Mohan had come home drunk. The couple soon had a quarrel when Bhuveneshwari asked her husband money to pay their sons' college fees. In a fit of rage, Mohan smashed his wife head with a stone after she went to sleep," said a police officer.
The accused fled the scene soon after and the sons, who saw their injured mother, rushed her to a private hospital in K K Nagar. She was later referred to a government hospital where she is undergoing treatment. A case has been registered with the Guindy police station.
Further investigation is on.