Man hits wife on head with stone after quarrel, absconding

The couple had a quarrel when the woman asked her husband money to pay their sons' college fees.

Published: 08th December 2018 04:46 PM  |   Last Updated: 08th December 2018 04:46 PM   |  A+A-

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By Express News Service

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.

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