Mumbai Husband Booked for Throwing Hot Tea at Wife, Victim Suffers Burn Injuries on Chest & Groin Area
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Thane, August 7: In a shocking incident of domestic violence from Maharashtra, a doctor has been booked for throwing hot tea at his wife. According to a PTI report, the couple was reportedly having a fight, when the man allegedly lost his cool and threw the tea on his wife, who is gynaecologist with BMC Hospital. The woman suffered burn injuries on her chest, and her groin area, following which she filed a police complaint.

The reason for the fight was allegedly because the woman wanted to accompany her husband to a programme but the latter got annoyed and threw hot tea on her.  The woman, in her complaint, has stated that the couple, were married 11 years ago and had two children.  They used to get engaged in frequent fights.

She had applied for a divorce, which was pending in a court, and had also filed a criminal complaint against her husband in 2016 for harassing her, the official said.  In connection with the current case, there has been no arrest made, but a complaint has been registered under section 337 (causing hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code at Vartak Nagar police station.

(With inputs from PTI)