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Nagpur: Case against man for stabbing wife in public over dispute

04:36 PM Sep 15, 2021 | PTI

A 40-year-old woman was allegedly stabbed in public by her husband over a dispute in Maharashtra's Nagpur city, police said on Wednesday.

The attack took place near Ajni ground where the victim Babita Dubey, a nurse, had gone to attend to a patient on Tuesday night, an official said.

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Dubey's husband Santosh Kale attacked her with a sharp weapon on the road, injuring her on the face and hands, before fleeing the scene, he said.

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The victim raised and alarm, following which some passersby came to her rescue, the official said, adding that the police rushed the woman to a hospital.

The accused, who is the victim's second husband, was an alcoholic and had not been allowed to enter his home since a week, he said.

A case under section 307 (attempt to murder) has been registered against the accused and further probe is underway, the official said.

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