Press Esc to close
Sunday 26 October 2014
News updated at 2:29 AM IST
Weather
Max: 27°C
Min : 19.2°C
In Bangalore
Generally cloudy

Husband attacks wife with blade at railway station

Mumbai, Dec 20, 2012 (PTI)

A woman was injured after being attacked with a blade by her husband outside a railway station here, police said today.

In what was second instance of assault on a woman at a public place this week, the 36-year-old woman was attacked by her husband yesterday in an inebriated state near Vidyavihar railway station, police said.

The victim, who received injury on her neck, was rushed to a nearby hospital where she is said to be out of danger, they said.


According to Tilak Nagar police, the woman had left her unemployed husband a few months ago as he used to allegedly often beat her and their two children under the influence of alcohol.

Furious over this, the accused slashed her neck when he spotted her near the railway station.

He was apprehended by passersby and handed over to the police.
On Monday last, a 25-year-old woman pursuing Chartered Accountancy was stabbed by a man at a bus stop in Dadar near central Mumbai.

The victim, with her face covered by a scarf, was standing at the bus stop when she was attacked by a man, who mistook her as his wife whom he wanted to kill over some family dispute, police said.

As per statistics available with the police on crime against women, 213 rape cases were registered in Mumbai till now in 2012 as against 215 last year.

Deputy Police Commissioners in the metropolis have been instructed to personally look into the crimes against women.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Mrs. Komal Kalra Pagarani who is all set to represent India...

Mrs. Komal Kalra Pagarani who is all set to represent India...

Fire at Balaji Studio Killick Nixon Studios in Mumbai...

Fire at Balaji Studio Killick Nixon Studios in Mumbai...

Sikh religious warriors, display their horse-riding skills at an event organized to celebrate...

Sikh religious warriors, display their horse-riding skills at an event organized to celebrate...

Bollywood actor Shatrughan Sinha with his family during Amitabh Bachchan's Diwali party in Mumbai..

Bollywood actor Shatrughan Sinha with his family during Amitabh Bachchan's Diwali party in Mumbai..

Sachin Tendulkar and his wife Anjali with Abhishek Bachchan during Bachchans' Diwali party...

Sachin Tendulkar and his wife Anjali with Abhishek Bachchan during Bachchans' Diwali party...

Narendra Modi clicks photographs during the Diwali Mangal Milan programme at BJP headquarters...

Narendra Modi clicks photographs during the Diwali Mangal Milan programme at BJP headquarters...

Nitin Gadkari leaves after meeting RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat at RSS headquarters in Nagpur...

Nitin Gadkari leaves after meeting RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat at RSS headquarters in Nagpur...

Brother & Sister take holy dip in river Yamuna on the occasion of Bhai Dooj...

Brother & Sister take holy dip in river Yamuna on the occasion of Bhai Dooj...

Dhoni talks to Hockey India player Ashunta Lakra during launch of hockey team in Ranchi...

Dhoni talks to Hockey India player Ashunta Lakra during launch of hockey team in Ranchi...

Brother of Thailand's Prime Minister Payap Shinawatra takes part in Robe...

Brother of Thailand's Prime Minister Payap Shinawatra takes part in Robe...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523