A 43- year-old Indian man, sliced open his pregnant wife’s stomach hoping to confirm the gender of their baby.
The man identified as Pannalal, attacked his pregnant wife Anita Devi on Saturday night at their home in UP’s Budaun district, leaving her in a pool of blood.
According to reports, Anita’s family told investigators that the husband attacked and cut open her stomach to the gender of the child.
Fortunately, the baby in the womb was unhurt, but Anita’s condition declined due to excessive bleeding and servers senate inside her body.
According to Time of India.com, the woman has been admitted to Safdarjung hospital with the help of the police.
However, the man said he did not intentionally attack his wife as he revealed his a father of five girls and that his action was a mistake.
He told local media that he threw the sickle at her but had no idea it would injure her so severely.
“I have five daughters, one of my sons is dead. I know that children are the gift of God. Now whatever is to happen, will happen.”
Meanwhile, he has been arrested by the police and will be charged after further investigation.