A man mercilessly beat his wife and broke her spine when she defeated him in an online ludo in India.
The 24-year-old woman had to be taken to the hospital as she got critical spine injuries.
The counselors of 181 Abhayam helpline informed that the woman gives tuition at her house in Vemali.
The helpline stated that the woman wanted her husband not to go out and spend time with others during the lockdown. She decided to play an online ludo game with her husband. The wife defeated her husband in three to four consecutive rounds in the game.
A counselor from 181 Abhayam said, “A sore loser, he started arguing with his wife and the verbal duel turned ugly. He started beating her with such ferocity that the woman developed a gap between two of her vertebrae.”
The counselor added, “His ego was hurt thinking that wife outsmarted him and was more intelligent as she also contributed to the family income”.
According to the sources, the man works in a private electronics company and earns enough. However, the woman also works to pay the loans.
The counselor had said, The woman was taken to an orthopedic surgeon and after treatment, she decided to go to her parents’ home instead of living with her husband.
“But before that, she wanted to go to her home to collect some documents. We then counseled them both,”
Project coordinator Chandrakant Makwana said that the man apologized and the woman did not want to lodge a complaint against him.