SONKATCH/ PIPALRAWAN: A couple from Pipalrawan village of Dewas district in Madhya Pradesh was brought to the district hospital in a serious condition after husband attacked wife with axe and later consumed poisonous liquid at his place on Tuesday afternoon.
Pipalrawan police said that the incident took place at Tandera village near Ghichlaya village, when Gopal, son of Karnisingh Bheel in an inebriant condition had dispute with his wife Heemabai. Accused attacked his wife on her leg with axe. After attack, Heemabai fell unconscious. Fearing of her death, accused Gopal consumed poisonous liquid.
Neigbourers who were witnessing the incident immediately rushed them to the nearby community health centre from where the doctors referred them to the district hospital.
During preliminary investigation it was revealed that other family members of Gopal reside at Ghichlaya village, while Gopal and his wife along with their three kids stay at Tandera village. The actual reason behind the dispute is yet to be known as both Gopal and Heemabai are not in a condition to record their statement at present.