Man attacks wife with pickaxe for reaching home late from church
Nedumangad: Police nabbed a 49-year-old man for attacking his wife with a pickaxe. Vijayakumar, native of Panakkod, attacked his wife Lathakumari (39) for reaching late from church.
Lathakumari sustained serious injuries and was admitted to Nedumangad district hospital.
Vijayakumar also beat his children who tried to protect Lathakumari. Infuriated Vijayakumar also vandalised a bike parked on the courtyard.
One year back, he had thrown hot tea on Lathakumari’s face and she sustained burns. A case on this is still going on in the court. After this incident, a compromise was reached and she started to live with him.