A man slit his wife’s throat with a razor, after an altercation between them in the Janai Road area of Hooghly on Saturday. Later, he tried to kill himself in front of their eight-year-old daughter.
The couple was, of late, getting into regular fights. “On Saturday, the husband, Mintu Mal, attacked his wife Mina with a razor and then attempted to kill himself,” a police officer said. While Mina died, Mintu was admitted to a local hospital.
Rabindranath Chatterjee, an MLA from Katwa, was seriously injured when the car in which he was travelling hit a tree on Burdwan-Katwa Road, in the Mangalkote police station area, on Saturday. Chatterjee, his driver and an associate have been admitted to a local hospital, police said.