Guwahati, May 18: In a shocking incident that came to light recently a drunk husband allegedly has beaten his wife to death after losing his fortune in gambling.
The horrific incident is reported from Mandalpara village under Kharupetia area of Darrang district.
The victim identified as Roshanara was married to the accused Samar Ali for many years and had two children together.
However, since a year of their marriage tension grew between the couple as the accused husband had reportedly been found to be alcoholic and used to often come home drunk and hit his wife.
The situation went worse when Ali came home outraged on Thursday after losing in gambling and got involved in an argument with his wife. The arguments turned into a fight and hence the wife thereafter was left with serious injuries all over her body. In the meantime, the husband reportedly fled from the spot.
Getting a knowhow of the situation a group of neighbors rushed the injured wife to Kharupetia civil hospital in a critical condition, and reported the incident to the police, however, she succumbed to her injuries today and lost her life.
As per reports, the accused is currently absconding and the police are on a hunt for him.
An FIR has been filed against the husband with the Kharupetia police by the victim’s family.
Sources informed that the mother of the accused has been detained for interrogation by the police recently.