Abject poverty: Man beats wife, loses eye in retaliation

Ahmad broke his wife's arms and legs for asking him to bring flour to make chapattis.


Our Correspondent May 16, 2014
Ahmad broke his wife's arms and legs for asking him to bring flour to make chapattis. PHOTO: FILE

BAHAWALPUR: A man beat up his wife and broke her arms and legs on Thursday night for “asking him to bring flour to make chapattis”.

Later, the woman’s brother beat up her husband and blinded him in one eye. Police said Chandan Mai was a mother of seven children and was very poor. They said the family ran out of flour on Thursday and she asked her husband Basheer Ahmad to bring some so she could make chapatis for the children.

Police said Ahmad got upset and beat her up with a stick and her arms and legs got fractured. When Mai’s brother and sisters found out, they took her to a hospital. Her brother beat up Ahmad and he lost an eye. Police have arrested Ahmad.

Published in The Express Tribune, May 17th, 2014.

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COMMENTS (6)

Masood Shah | 7 years ago | Reply

This is Sad! Its Not Husband or Wife Fault..... Its the Government of Pakistan's Fault. During the Khalfaat time of Hazrat Abubakar Siddique (PBUH) wouldn't go sleep in peace thinking what if someone else is going sleep hungry in his rule. He will be judged for that. Bottom line is if the government works for people these poor families will have better education and job opportunities.

Hamid Khan | 7 years ago | Reply

Quite insane. Sometimes I wonder what;s going on around PK, lol.

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