Kolkata, July 18: A 40-year-old woman accompanied by her sisters allegedly cut off the ears of the woman’s 20-year-old husband at gunpoint in Narkeldanga yesterday. The victim, identified as Tanveer was rushed to the hospital after his family learnt about the incident. Also Read - Fashion Designer Sharbari Datta Found Dead in The Washroom of Her Kolkata Residence
Tanveer’s family on Tuesday night accused the cops of not filing an FIR against the accused. However, the police claimed that the culprits have escaped. According to a report, Mumtaz, the key accused and her sisters thought that Tanveer would die after the incident. Though, Tanveer managed to escape somehow. Also Read - Kolkata Lawyer Jailed For Life For Strangulating Husband to Death With Mobile Charger
Tanveer was apparently duped by his friends into marrying Mumtaz, who is half his age. They got married two years ago. Reports suggest that Tanveer was regularly tortured by Mumtaz. He tried to escape on several occasions but was brought back by Mumtaz’s goons. Also Read - The New City of Love? Study Reveals Ludhiana Topped Romantic Conversations on Twitter Last Year
In one such incident, Tanveer ran away to Mullickpur but “was brought back and brutally beaten by Mumtaz and her sisters,” Zee News reported. “She cut my ears and if I tried to resist they would have killed me,” the news channel quoted Tanveer as telling. He claimed that he was later held captive at Mumtaz’s residence.
Tanveer’s mother also gave Mumtaz huge amounts of money to let her son go. However, Mumtaz allegedly took the money but did not stop torturing Tanveer. The matter is being further investigated.