Kundapur, Feb 20, 2016: A man from Haklady who reportedly suspected his wife’s fidelity made an attempt to kill her by stabbing her right on the road near the Trasi Church on February 19, Friday.
The accused identified as Chandra Poojary has been arrested by the police with the help of locals. The victim Reshma Poojary who has sustained stab injury on her stomach has been admitted to Manipal Hospital.
It is learnt, the couple were married five years ago and have a daughter. Chandra who used to work in a Pune hotel had recently returned home own and was residing with his wife and daughter.
However, trouble started brewing when Chandra began to suspect his wife’s fidelity. On Friday evening when Reshma had been to Trasi along with her mother to bring her daughter back from school, Chandra had stabbed her.
The condition of Reshma is said to be critical. Gangolli police are investigating the case.