Woman, paramour in UP attempt to murder husband

A woman along with her paramour allegedly attempted to murder her husband by hanging him at Jewar, police said.

PTI| Last Updated: Jul 23, 2015, 00:58 AM IST

Greater Noida: A woman along with her paramour allegedly attempted to murder her husband by hanging him at Jewar, police said.

According to the complaint by the victim's brother, the wife of Zulfikar had illicit relationship with a man from her village due to which there used to be frequent arguments between the couple, police said.

On Tuesday night, his wife and her paramour attempted to kill him in the jhuggi but he survived after falling on the ground when the rope broke, they said.

As he was unconscious, his wife thought he was dead and she eloped with her lover.

Yesterday, when the villagers found him unconscious, he was taken to the hospital, they further said.

Police said a manhunt has been launched to arrest the accused.

Zulifikar's condition was stable by tonight, police said. PTI