In a shocking incident, a woman in her late 40, killed her husband and walked into with his severed head on Tuesday night. According to news agency ANI reports, the accused Guneswari Barkataky from Lakhimpur district’s Mazgaon in Assam arrived at the Dhalpur police outpost carrying her husband’s severed head in a plastic bag.
The 48-year-old Guneswari confessed to her crime that she killed her husband 55-year-old Mudhiram. The woman said she was fed up with years of physical and mental torture.
"He had been beating me for many years. On several occasions, he even injured me with an axe. I had thought of leaving him long ago but did not do so because of our children. When it became unbearable and I had to do it, else he would have killed me," the woman said.
Assam: A woman killed her husband on 28 May&reached police station in Lakhimpur with his severed head. Says "He used to beat me up&injure me with axe. Thought of leaving him but didn’t due to children.Had to do it or he would've killed me." She was sent to judicial custody y'day. pic.twitter.com/BkyxdPzZMw— ANI (@ANI) May 30, 2019
The woman is the mother of five-two sons and three daughters allegedly hit her husband with a machete and walked nearly five kilometres to the nearest police station carrying his severed head in a plastic bag.
"The woman came to the police station with her husband's head and surrendered. On being questioned, she admitted to killing her drunk husband in a fit of rage to escape his abuse. We are conducting further investigations," said a local police official. A local court on Wednesday sent the woman to judicial custody.