Husband allegedly slashed his wife’s nose over a domestic issue in the jurisdiction of Factory Area police, Lahore, Pakistan. Sajjad Ahmad also shaved off his wife’s after beating her with plastic pipes, kicks and punches.
Sajjad Ahmad and wife Shazia lives in Sitara Colony with their six children — four daughters and two sons. Shazia and alerted police, who took her to the Lahore General Hospital with severe bleeding.
Shazia who had lost her nose, told police that she was visiting one of her daughters’ in-laws in the same locality when her husband stormed in.
He took her back home, locked the gate and attacked her with a plastic pipe. She claimed that Ahmad told her he had spent money on her health that he was to pay as monthly installment to a shopkeeper.
He then took out a knife from a cupboard and chopped off her nose besides subjecting her to torture, she added.
Man is on the run. The police are conducting raids for his arrest.
Their family members have said that the couple used to fight occasionally, and the woman had even left her husband twice. She returned after he promised to mend his ways, said SHO Farooq awan.
Police said a case had been lodged against the suspect on the complaint of Shazia and a police team dispatched to arrest him. Ahmad had fled from the scene shortly after committing the crime, they added.