In a shocking incident, a man slit the throat of his wife in the Hyderabad court premises on Monday, police said.
The incident occurred in a court in Rajendernagar on the city outskirts when the couple had come in connection with a case filed by the wife against her husband.
Nagender Babu attacked his wife Soujanya with a knife even as people watched in horror. He fled after slitting her throat. The profusely bleeding woman was rushed to a hospital, where her condition is stated to be critical.
According to police, Soujanya had approached the court, seeking directions to her husband to pay maintenance. She had complained that he not giving her money for the monthly expenses as he developed extra-marital relations with another woman.