BANGALORE: A 45-year-old woman was attacked by her husband with a grinding stone for refusing to give him money for drinks.
According to the police, a inebriated Gopal Singh had come home on Wednesday night and the two had a fight over her refusal to give money. The fight continued till morning when a relatively sober Singh picked up a grinding stone and hit Lakshmi Bai on her head. He left home enraged and loudly proclaiming that he had killed his wife. Neighbours informed the police, who found an unconscious Lakshmi and rushed her to Vydehi hospital. Singh was arrested later in the evening.
Pillion Rider Dies
A 50-year-old woman, who was riding pillion with her husband on a two-wheeler, died after she fell down on the road after a tanker hit their vehicle.
According to Peenya traffic police, the deceased Prem Kumari and her husband Sommaiya (55), who escaped with minor injuries, had gone to the sub-registrar’s office in Madanayakanahalli to register a site and were returning home when the incident took place around 4.30 pm on Thursday.
The tanker hit their bike just after Jalahalli Cross, causing Prem Kumari to fall. She succumbed to head injuries, police officials said. However, the driver abandoned the tanker and fled.
Medical Negligence: Hospital Ransacked
Relatives and NGOs working for the welfare of women protested with bodies of a woman and her still born, alleging that negligence of doctors killed them.
Renuka (24), wife of Chandrashekar, was admitted to the Yelahanka Government Hospital with labour pains around 6.30 pm on Wednesday. However, the night shift nurses did not pay attention to her or give first aid, the relatives alleged.
The doctor who came to the hospital at 11 am, instead of giving her proper medication or attending to her, put her in an ambulance and sent her to Vani Vilas Hospital. While in the ambulance, Renuka gave birth to a still born and died before it could reach Vani Vilas.
Angry relatives went on a rampage destroying hospital property. Yelahanka police brought the situation under control.