Malwani – On Wednesday night a man allegedly poured oil on his wife. Irshad Ali Sheikh (30) divorced Shamim Sultana (25) two months before. They were married in the year 2008, they have two children. Sultana was the lone breadwinner in the house which was the primary reason for the divorce.
Irshad kept on demanding money even after divorce. He was paid Rs 15,000 by the wife post-divorce. Irshad went to his former wife’s house in Ajmal Compound, Azmi Nagar located in Malad (W). He called her stating, I will cook chicken Biryani for you, after which we will not have any issue. Sultana came in the house from the office, meanwhile, he was heating the oil in the vessel.
When she came in the kitchen, he poured vessel filled with hot oil on the body of his wife. She suffered severe burns. Sorry Darling, said Irshad and fled from the home. Sultana couldn't bear the pain and started crying and yelling at the top of her voice. Neighbours flocked immediately and rushed her to Shatabdi hospital.
Dr Nitin commented saying the patient’s condition is very critical. We have to operate her. Accused is arrested by Malwani Police and is probing further in the case.