Domestic violence on the rise in state
Hyderabad: At a time when the country is livid with rising atrocities against women, ranging from...
Hyderabad: At a time when the country is livid with rising atrocities against women, ranging from infanticide to rape and unspeakable acts against girls, different parts of the State witnessed on Sunday a series of incidents which exposed the brutal nature of humans, who could be family members, friends, relatives or just acquaintances. For example, a drunk hacked his mother to death; a father poisoned his daughter; a jilted man attacked his fiancée; a man threw acid on a woman when she rejected his overtures; a mother threw her baby girl out of the second floor of a hospital. In role reversal, a wife attacked her drunken husband with a hammer injuring him seriously. Jilted youth throws acid on girl Srikakulam: Velama Ramanamma of China Borigi Valasa village in Narasannapet mandal of Srikakulam district fell in love with Ponnala Ganapati of the same village. She even went along with him to Muddadapet village of Bhimili mandal on Saturday. However, she rejected his overtures there and an irate Ganapati threw acid on her injuring the woman seriously. She took shelter in a house in the village that night. Later she was taken to her native place. The accused is reported to be an engineering student at Visakhapatnam. It is yet to be found as to why the accused carried the acid bottle with him while taking his lady love with him. 'Cheated' man stabs woman Kandukuru: If that was the case of jilted lover, how a young man was cheated by would-be wife came to light. Sarojini, a nurse in Kandukuru of Rangareddy district, got engaged to her cousin Raju. However, she secretly married her colleague Bhaskar two days ago. Raju, who found her wearing the saree and the ornaments that he had purchased for her, got angry and attacked her with a cobbler's knife which he found at a nearby shoemaker. She was injured on the neck and rushed to a hospital where her condition was said to be stable. Police arrested Raju. Baby girl thrown from second floor, dies Guntakal: In a case of gender bias that girls are still unwanted, Rehana Begum, who gave birth to a second girl child in a private nursing home In Guntakal of Anantapur district, raised an alarm on Saturday night that her child was missing. She also said that a nurse had taken her child to administer some medicine. A complaint was lodged with the police and during the investigation and interrogation, Rehana confessed that she had thrown the new born from the second floor of the hospital into the bushes in the adjacent vacant site. The days-old baby was found on Sunday morning and doctors tried in vain to resuscitate her. The body was handed over to the relatives after post mortem. Man makes daughter consume pesticide Vijayawada: In a suspected case of family feud, a girl was fed pesticide. According to police information, Bhukia Sakru of Sairam Thanda in Julurupadu mandal of Khammam district brought his 9-year-old son Vijay and 6- year-old daughter Soundarya to Krishna temple at Nemali in Krishna district on Sunday and administered some pesticide to both the children. However, the son ran out of the temple raising an alarm but the daughter died. Drunkard hacks mother to death Mahbubnagar: Drinking menace claimed one more life in Mahabubnagar district, this time that of an aged woman who tried to save her daughter-in-law from her drunken husband. Lokya Naik of Madalabanda Thanda in Maldakar mandal in the district used to beat his wife regularly whenever he was drunk. On Sunday too, when he started beating his wife, his 70-year-old mother Gamli tried to stop him, the irate son hacked his mother to death and fled. Harassed woman attacks husband Visakhapatnam: In a case of role reversal,in Gopalapatnam of Visakha district, a drunkard, Chitrada Srinivasa Rao, used to beat up his wife Jyothi in an inebriated condition regularly. Unable to bear the harassment, Jyothi retaliated on Sunday and attacked her goldsmith husband with a hammer, injuring him seriously. The police took her into custody.