Odisha: Woman Brutally Attacked, Branded With Hot Iron By Husband Over ‘Questionable Character’, Hospitalised

**Jajpur:** In a shocking incident of domestic violence, a woman sustained critical injuries after being brutally attacked and branded with hot iron by her husband, who had raised questions over her character, in Padmapur area here.

Reportedly, the victim Jhuma Kajual had married one Rabi Kajual, seven years ago. The couple has a 5-year-old daughter and 3-year-old son from the wedlock, stated reports.

The incident occurred on Saturday afternoon, when Rabi suspected that she is talking over the phone with someone else. He even collected voice recording of Jhuma’s conversations, to prove that she was cheating on him. Following that, he started beating her mercilessly and branded her body with hot iron.

On hearing screams for help, the neighbours rescued Jhuma in a critical condition and rushed her to Community Health Centre (CHC) in Jajpur Road, where she is currently undergoing treatment.

Meanwhile, Rabi has confessed to his crime on-camera, however no police complaint has been filed yet.

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