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Bike handle piece removed from MP woman's uterus, husband held

IANS  |  Indore 

A tribal woman, in her early 30s, is fighting for her life in the Yashwantrao Hospital here after an unusual surgery to remove an object forced into her by her husband over a year ago.

Her husband, Prakash alias Rama Bhil, was arrested on Monday by the on her complaint.

A team of gynaecologists, urologists and anaesthetists led by Dr and Dr performed a gruelling five-hour surgery on Monday to remove the woman's badly-bruised after the plastic grip of the motorcycle handle was extricated.

The woman, who has suffered excessive blood loss due to injuries to her urinary bladder, small intestine and uterus, has been kept under intensive care. Doctors say her condition, after keeping her under observation for three days, will prompt the next course of treatment.

The infection would have spread to other parts of body if the surgery was delayed any further, the hospital authorities said.

Police said the woman had visited the hospital in January when an had shown the object in her body, but she avoided treatment and left. Once the pain became unbearable again, she approached a woman to narrate her ordeal. The first admitted her to the hospital and then arrested her husband.

The woman had tried to lodge a complaint with the police earlier too, but was turned away without hearing.

According to police, Prakash had acted in a drunken rage when she had questioned him over his relationship with another woman.

The couple have four children, including three girls, but they have been left to fend for themselves in the absence of both parents.



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First Published: Wed, May 15 2019. 19:18 IST