By Majid Nabi
Srinagar- Police have arrested a woman; hours after she injured her would be husband with a knife at Kak Sarai area in the old city here Tuesday.
A police official told Kashmir Observer that a lady from Parimpora area on the outskirts of Srinagar was arrested by the police on the charges of injuring her fiancé at Kak Sarai area this afternoon.
Accused lady, a social-media influencer, has been identified as Asifa Bashir daughter of Bashir Ahmad of Parimpora Srinagar.
Elaborating, the official said the accused stabbed her fiancé with a knife, after the duo engaged in a verbal duel over some issue. He said the duo was in the car, when the incident took place and accused in fit of rage attacked the victim with a knife.
The injured man, a scrap dealer by profession, has been identified as Adil Ahmad Kaloo of Bemina area of the city. A formal case under FIR number 57 of 2023 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Safa Kadal police station in this regard.
“One person Adil Ahmad Kaloo of Bemina Srinagar was stabbed by knife by his fiancé Asifa Bashir of Parimpora in broad daylight in Chattabal. The injured is stable. The lady was engaged to victim & nikaah had also taken place. FIR No 57/2023 in Safakadal PS. Accused lady arrested,” police tweeted.
The victim, official said, came out of the car in an injured condition, shouting mujhe bachao ‘save me’ and the accused, sensing trouble, accompanied her injured fiancé to the nearby Sri Maharaja Hari Singh (SMHS) Hospital with the help of some passerby.
Doctors treating the injured at SMHS hospital told Kashmir Observer that he had suffered abdominal injuries in the attack and is stable. They said that he received four stitches in his abdomen.
Cursing her to be daughter-in-law for injuring her son, mother of the injured man who was wailing outside SMHS hospital said “she left my son injured, police must arrest her”.
Family members and relatives of the victim, attending him in the hospital said their engagement had taken place a year ago.
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