Pune: A woman from Pune was arrested by the city police for allegedly pouring hot oil on her husband after getting drunk with him on Saturday night. A case was filed under Indian Penal Code (IPC) Section 324, according to Police Sub-Inspector Jaywant Hansathe of Wanowrie police station.
Jaya Arjun Shersia (38) had been drinking with her husband Bharat Arjunram Shersia (26) on Saturday night. When he went to sleep, Jaya poured hot oil on his torso, inflicting burns on him. PSI Hansathe said that both of them were under the influence of alcohol and the police have not been able to ascertain the reason behind such a move. Jaya was produced in the Lashkar court on Monday. The police have asked for her custody for seven days, the officer said.
While Bharat works in Chembur, Mumbai at a mobile store, Jaya is a saleswoman working in Pune, he said. Bharat used to visit her in Pune once or twice a week, the police said. He filed a complaint on Sunday after which he was taken to the Sassoon General Hospital. The doctors at the hospital said that his torso suffered 10% burns, according to the police.