Zimbabwe

Woman scalds hubby with hot cooking oil

2014-04-10 15:28

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Cape Town – A Zimbabwean woman reportedly doused her sleeping husband with boiling cooking oil following a domestic dispute.

According to News Day, the husband sustained severe burns on his face and was admitted in hospital.

The report said after the dispute, the husband had retired to bed and fallen asleep. The woman, who was still filled with rage, boiled cooking oil and poured it all over her husband's face.

The woman was arrested for attempted murder. She was not asked to plead when she appeared before a Harare magistrate, the report said.

- News24

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