Pregnant woman loses baby allegedly after CPI(M) leader kicks herLast updated on Feb 15, 2018, 12:33 pm
In a horrific incident, a four-month-pregnant woman in Kerala's Thamarassery had to undergo an abortion allegedly after being kicked in the stomach by a local CPI(M) leader.
The incident happened two weeks ago, when the mother of one tried to stop CPI(M) leader Thamby from assaulting her husband Shibu, reports Times Now.
The family claims they are being pressurized not to reveal more details.
Woman was kicked while trying to save husband
Two weeks ago, the woman intervened in a tussle between Shibu, Thamby and another neighbor, who were assaulting her husband.
In the melee, Thamby allegedly kicked her and she started bleeding incessantly. She was rushed to a hospital, where she had to undergo an abortion.
The family has been protesting outside the police station to push the cops to arrest Thamby, who is absconding.
Family alleges pressure by CPI(M)'s "party goons"
CPI(M) has denied involvement of its leaders in the incident, but Shibu claims "party goons" are forcing him to withdraw the case and keep Thamby's identity hidden.
"Workers are coming here daily, asking me to withdraw the complaint. My decision is to fight the case till the end," he said, adding one had threatened to chop off his legs.
One person has been arrested.