Published On : Mon, May 29th, 2017

Man tries to kill wife over domestic feud


A trivial domestic issue took a bloody turn as a man stabbed his wife on chest with the intention of killing her in Tehsil area here on Sunday night. The accused has reportedly been arrested.

The accused Sheikh Irshad Sheikh Gaffar (55), resident of Kasabpura, attacked his wife Wahida Begum Sheikh Irshad (50) with a knife over a running feud. The accused was angry as Wahida continued to stay at the house of son of her sister. On Sunday around 8.30 pm, Sheikh Irshad accosed Wahida near the house of Kinnar Haji Sahib in Tehsil area and asked her as to why she is not staying with him. The verbal duel took an ugly turn when the accused Sheikh Irshad suddenly attacked Wahida with a knife and inflicted stab wounds on her chest with the intention of killing her. He even threatened to kill son of Wahida’s sister. The profusely bleeding Wahida was taken to a hospital where she is being treated for stab injuries.

Tahsil API S R Parteki, based on a complaint filed by Mohd Salim Mohd Hanif (50), booked the accused Sheikh Irshad under Sections 307, 506(B) of the IPC and reportedly arrested him. Further probe is underway.