Man assaults wife at Rawanfond, injures her seriously

22 Feb 2021 07:12 PM

Casino gambling has ruined many families in Goa. The latest victim is a woman from Panaji.

Her husband attacked her on the Rawanfond to Navelim road on Monday morning injuring her seriously.

She is now fighting for her life at Goa Medical College and Hospital. 

The couple, Ahmed Shaikh and Sajida were living in Panaji. Ahmed was addicted to gambling.

He wasted all his money on gambling. He later started pawning his wife's jewellery for money.

She saw that the situation was going from bad to worse and fled to Margao and started living there.

The man traced her and on Monday lay in wait.

When she was going from Rawanfond to Navelim on her scooter he attacked her with an iron rod injuring her seriously.

When passersby saw the woman lying injured, they called 108 ambulance.

She was shifted to Goa Medical College and hospital where she is fighting for life.  

Reporter: Ramesh Naik Raut | Desk: Rosario Soares

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