A man allegedly bit off a part of his wife's nose, suspecting her of having an affair with other men, the police said today.
A native of Palhora village in the district, Arjun bit off his wife Geeta's nose in a fit of rage, when she insisted upon going out of the house on Sunday, City Superintendent of Police Dinesh Tripathi said today.
After the incident, the 32-year-old woman was rushed to the district hospital and admitted there for treatment, said the officer, adding that the man too has been arrested.
Mr Tripathi said Arjun was angry with his wife over her visit to Bareilly five days ago without informing him and when she had returned home, the man had fought with her accusing her of being adulterous.
The matter had reached the police, which had intervened to sort it out, Mr Tripathi said.
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