Woman held for pouring hot oil on husband

ST Correspondent
Monday, 17 July 2017

Police said that the injured, Bharat Shersiya, stays in Mumbai and the two fell in love a few years back, after which they got married. On Saturday, Bharat had come to Jaya’s house for her birthday. There was a minor dispute between them. 

PUNE: A 38-year-old woman was arrested by Wanawadi police for throwing hot oil on her husband on Saturday night after a minor dispute between them. According to Wanawadi police, the woman has been identified as Jaya Shersiya. 

Police said that the injured, Bharat Shersiya, stays in Mumbai and the two fell in love a few years back, after which they got married. On Saturday, Bharat had come to Jaya’s house for her birthday. There was a minor dispute between them. 

Police inspector Sayaji Gaware said that as Bharat was in an inebriated condition, he went off to sleep. “Jaya then poured hot oil on Bharat. He has suffered ten per cent burn injuries,” added Gaware. 

Wanawadi police have booked Jaya under section 324 (Voluntarily causing hurt) of the Indian Penal Code. 

After Wanawadi police were informed by Jaya about the incident, they reached Sassoon General Hospital to see the condition of Bharat. Police said that Bharat is a labourer in Mumbai and Jaya works as a saleswoman in Pune.

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