The attack took place near Ajni Maidan where the victim, Babita Dubey, a nurse by profession, had gone to take care of a patient on Tuesday night, a police official said on Wednesday. Dubey’s husband Santosh Kale attacked her on the road with a sharp weapon, causing injuries to her face and hands. He fled from the spot after committing the crime.
After the attack, the victim raised an alarm on which some people passing by saved her. The police took the woman to the hospital.
He told that the accused is the second husband of the victim and he is addicted to alcohol. He was not allowed to enter his house for a week.
A case under section 307 (attempt to murder) has been registered against the accused and investigation is underway, the official said.