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Man ties estranged wife, “young lover” to electric pole, thrashes them over suspected affair

In Summary

  • The woman is said to have separated from her husband five years ago and left with three children.
  • She is said to have been living with her parents.

A 30-year-old woman is nursing injuries after being assaulted by her estranged husband over suspected affair.

Police from Kartnaka District, in the southern-western region of India, say the woman was ambushed in the company of a 24-year-old man at her house by her estranged husband and his brother.

It is said that the two separated about five years ago, and she left the marriage with three children. Since then, she has reportedly been living with her parents.

Locals claim the woman, who works as a labourer allegedly befriended the young man who is from a neighbouring village.

Estranged husband arrested

On Thursday, she even invited him over to her house for a cup of tea. Things went south for them after the estranged husband barged into the house accompanied by his brother and attacked the two.

They went on tie them to an electric pole and assaulted them for hours, with none of the neighbours heeding to the woman’s pleads to be released.

It took the intervention of village heads to release the two and scheduled a Friday meeting to resolve the situation.

However, police intervened, where they arrested the abusive man from his home at a neighbouring village on Friday morning. His brother is said to have fled.

As police launch investigations into the incident, they have embarked on a search for the runaway suspect.


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