In a shocking incident reported from Rajasthan, a widow’s nose and tongue were chopped off after she refused to remarry. The victim was admitted to a hospital in Jodhpur and is undergoing treatment.
Police have arrested the prime accused in the case. Other accused in the case are absconding. The woman’s brother has filed a complaint at Sankara police station.
According to a report in Hindi News18 online, the woman was being pressured to marry a particular person chosen by her in-laws. When the woman refused their proposal, the members from her in-laws’ family chopped off her nose and tongue.
The woman was later admitted to a hospital in critical condition. The main accused Janu Khan has been arrested. Police have also raised several places to nab other accused.
According to police, the victim’s brother stated in a complaint that her sister was married to Koje Khan around six years back. A year later, Khan died and since then her in-laws were pressurising her to marry a person. But the woman told them she was not interested to remarry that man.
On Tuesday at 1 pm, the accused came on a tractor and attacked the woman with a sharp-edged weapon. The accused also fractured the hand of the woman.
Another person who tried to intervene was also attacked by the accused. Both the accused were later referred to Jodhpur for treatment.
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