72-year-old TVM man attacks wife with iron rod, arrested

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Thiruvananthapuram: Police have arrested a 72-year-old man at Neyyattinkara here for allegedly hitting his wife’s head with an iron rod. The person arrested has been identified as Thankarajan, a native of Irumbil. While his wife Prasanna (62) who sustained severe injuries to her head, has been undergoing treatment.

The incident happened on January 16. The verbal spat between the duo escalated and ended up in the crime. During the scuffle, Thankarajan too got wounded in his head.

The couple has three children and they are residing in separate houses. According to reports, the couple had been on bad terms for a long and spats were regular. Thankarajan had a suspicion about Prasanna and the same has been attributed as the reason behind the recent episode.

Thankarajan was produced before the court and remanded.

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