SHAHJAHANPUR : Ranjit, married for three years, chopped off his wife’s nose in a fit of rage for not ‘keeping up’ promised dowry.
The incident took place in Lakhnaur village of Hardoi district.
Ranjit was promised a motorcycle and TV in dowry and is said to have been beating up the victim citing its non-arrival.
The quarrel of dowry grew worse over time and in the latest spate of rage, sliced off the nose.
The mutilated victim returned to her family, where they lodged a complaint with the police.
The woman is being treated in hospital and police have initiated a probe in this matter