The Bazarpeth police in Kalyan are looking for the constable who emptied a bottle of phenyl into his wife's (also in the police force) mouth following a heated argument on Saturday. The woman is currently in the ICU of Apex Hospital, Kalyan.
Inspector AV Thorat from Bazarpeth police station said Shobha Desai, 25, is attached with the police control room in Kalyan city and her husband Hari Desai, 28, is with the Kasara police station. Both used to fight frequently and suspected the other of having an affair.
On Saturday, morning they again started fighting over the same thing. The fight turned ugly when Hari forced Shobha to drink a bottle of phenyl and fled. Neighbours got Shobha admitted to Apex Hospital and informed the police.
"Currently, we are looking for Hari Desai. We have informed the Kasara police station as well as Thane rural police control. We have registered a police case as per the statement given by the woman," said an officer from Bazarpeth police station.