Charged: Woman suffers horrific burns after husband throws boiling water over her body

A 47-year-old woman is in hospital with horrific burns after his husband allegedly poured boiling water over her body, Monday morning 24 at Sopu.

The 52-year-old husband has been charged with bodily harm for a violent domestic assault while his wife is being treated in hospital, local media reported.

Police said there was an argument between the couple before the husband scalded his wife.

The incident comes after a woman from Navutoka died in December 2014 after her husband doused her body with boiling cooking oil  while she was asleep. She was rushed to hospital where she died later.

 

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