Siliguri, 21st December: Sensation prevailed in the area after a mentally unwell husband killed his wife by attacking her with a brick over a trivial issue. The incident surfaced near the Ashighar Out Post on Wednesday morning.
Reportedly, Ajit Das, a resident of Majhabari of Dabgram was having a conflict with his wife Anita Das regarding the Aadhaar card. Anita Das used to work as a daily wage labourer. This morning, when she was going to work in a house in the Chayan Para area, Ajit Das came into a deserted street, threatened and stopped Anita. CCTV footage of their confrontation has also come to the fore. After this suddenly Ajit Das placed his bicycle in the middle of the road and attacked his wife several times with a brick. Due to this, she sustained severe injuries. Some locals and bystanders even tried to catch the husband after the incident. After this, local people informed the Ashighar Out Post.
As soon as the news was received, the police reached the spot and rescued the injured in a blood-drenched condition to the district hospital where the doctor declared the woman dead. On the other hand, the accused husband Ajit Das, who absconded from the spot, surrendered at Ashighar Out Post along with the brick. At the same time, the police sent the body of the woman to the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital for postmortem. The police are probing the entire matter.