An Indian man has reportedly sliced open his pregnant wife’s stomach in other go find out the gender of their child.
The 43 year old father of fiber girls, was said to have attacked his wife Anita Devi on Saturday night at their home in UP’s Budaun district.
The wife’s family told investigators that the husband attacked and cut open her stomach to confirm the gender of the child.
Although the baby in the womb was safe, Anita is in critical condition due to the effect caused by severe damage to her inside, as a result of the excessive bleeding.
The woman has been admitted to Safdarjung hospital in India with the help of the police according to Times of India.com and is currently responding to treatment.
The husband when questioned by the police after his arrest, said he did not attack his wife intentionally. He told local media 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.”