A pregnant woman allegedly bit off half of her husband’s tongue in the Ranhola area of outer Delhi on Saturday night.
According to neighbours, the woman, who was eight months pregnant, was apparently unhappy with her 22-year-old husband and felt he wasn’t good-looking, the police said, adding that the couple used to often fight and had compatibility issues. The couple had been married for about two years now and the woman was pregnant with their first child. Victim Karan Singh is a street artist and a youtuber.
According to the police, Karan had an altercation with his wife Kajal Singh around 11 pm. The issue was sorted out and the couple patched up. Following which, the couple went to their room.
“Around midnight, Karan rushed out of the room calling out for help. He was bleeding profusely from his mouth as Kajal had bitten off a part of his tongue. The family members than called up the police and the man was rushed to Safdarjung hospital where he underwent an emergency surgery. However, it can’t be said for sure if he will be able to talk again,” said a senior police officer.
The police have registered a case under section 326 (causing grievous hurt by dangerous weapons or means) of the Indian Penal Code and further investigation is underway.