Jajpur, Nov 26 (LocalWire) A 30-year-old married woman was allegedly beaten up with a hot iron rod at Padmapur village within Jajpur Road police station of Jajpur district by her husband, leaving her with serious burn injuries, said the police on Monday.
According to police, Rabi Kajual suspected wife Jhumpa Kajual of having an extra-marital affair when she was found talking to someone over phone on Saturday night.
He reportedly assaulted her leaving her with severe burn injuries on abdomen, legs and hands.
Rabi and Jhumpa are married for seven years and have a five-year-old daughter and a two-year-old son.
The police registered a case under sections 324 (hurt), 326 (causing grievous hurt by dangerous weapons or means) and 506 (criminal intimation) of Indian Penal Code (IPC) against Rabi on Sunday.
“We are investigating the case and will arrest the accused if he is found guilty during the course of investigation,” said Jajpur Road police station inspector-in-charge Amitav Mohapatra.