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Drunk woman pours hot oil on husband in Pune

After getting drunk, the accused poured hot oil on the victim’s torso, inflicting burns on him.

pune Updated: Jul 18, 2017 12:20 IST
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As both of them were under the influence of alcohol, the police have not been able to ascertain the reason behind the move.
As both of them were under the influence of alcohol, the police have not been able to ascertain the reason behind the move.(HT REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE)

A woman from Pune was arrested by the city police for allegedly pouring hot oil on her husband in an inebriated state on Saturday night. A case was filed under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) Section 324, according to police sub inspector Jaywant Hansathe of Wanowrie police station.

Jaya Arjun Shersia (38) had been drinking with her husband Bharat Arjunram Shersia (26) on Saturday night. When he went to sleep, Jaya poured hot oil on his torso, inflicting burns on him. PSI Hansathe said that both of them were under the influence of alcohol and the police have not been able to ascertain the reason behind such a move. Jaya was produced in the Lashkar court on Monday. The police have asked for seven days custody, the officer said.

While Bharat works in Chembur in Mumbai at a mobile store, Jaya is a saleswoman working in Pune, the officer added. Bharat used to visit her in Pune once or twice a week, the police said. He filed a complaint on Sunday after which he was taken to the Sassoon General Hospital. The doctors at the hospital said that his torso suffered 10% burns, according to the police.