SRINAGAR — In a bizarre episode, a man lost his life after he was beaten ruthlessly by his wife in central Kashmir’s Srinagar district on Saturday evening.
An official said that the deceased Abdul Rashid Dar, son of Abdul Kareem Dar and resident of Rawathpora area of Srinagar, was critically injured after being beaten ruthlessly by his wife.
The officer said the injured man was immediately taken to a nearby hospital where doctors declared him dead.
A senior police officer also confirmed the incident and said that a case has been registered in this regard and further investigation has been set into motion.
Meanwhile, Srinagar Police in a tweet disclosed that the accused lady namely Shaheena Begum has been arrested for the murder of her husband.
“An FIR (No. 54/2023) under section 302 of IPC has been registered in Police Station Sadar. Prima facie, the crime appears to be done in a fit of rage. However, further investigation is going on,” the police spokesperson said.
Pertinently, the incident has shocked the community and many are questioning the rising incidents of domestic violence in the region.