Drunk man assaults spouse with sickle in public; overpowered, thrashed by mob

Parvesh Sharma

Tribune News Service

Sangrur, August 16

In a stunning incident, a drunk man from Chhajli allegedly attacked his spouse with a sickle at Sunam important market earlier than being overpowered by individuals who had gathered there.

Following a home tiff, Ajaib Singh allegedly tied the arms and legs of his spouse Veerpal, bundled her in his modified bike and took her to important market. Seeing the state of affairs taking harmful flip, a mob thrashed him and rescued the girl.

Veerpal had many accidents on her physique and was admitted in Sunam hospital, whereas her husband was referred to Patiala hospital the place his situation is acknowledged to be crucial.

Amarjeet Kaur, mom of Veerpal, alleged, “Today morning after a tiff with my daughter over some petty issue, her husband dragged her out of the house, tied her hands and legs and bundled her into his motorcycle and took her to Sunam. None came to help her.”

As Veerpal bled on the bike, her husband who was ingesting from a bottle mentioned he would train her a lesson. Locals tried to intervene on Jakhal street close to petrol pump in Sunam metropolis, however as Ajaib Singh continued along with his threats they known as police.

Despite assurances from cops on addressing his downside, Ajaib Singh neither allowed locals nor policemen for come close to him for greater than 30 minutes. When he began attacking Veerpal with a sickle, a mob pounced on him and thrashed him mercilessly.

“Had cops not intervened, the mob would have killed him. Our PCR and other cops tackled the situation carefully. Had they acted in haste, Ajaib would have caused more serious injuries to Veerpal,” mentioned Mehtab Singh, ASP, Sunam.

Local cops took each Ajaib Singh and Veerpal Kaur to Sunam Civil hospital.

“Ajaib is an alcoholic and was not having cordial relations with his wife for past some time. Veerpal is under treatment at Sunam while Ajaib has been referred to Patiala hospital. We have registered a case against him under Sections 307 of the IPC and conducting further investigations,” mentioned Jatinderpal Singh, SHO, Sunam.

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