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Delhi: Woman comes back from coma; exposes husband's murder plot

09 Oct 2017 | By Ramya Patelkhana
Delhi: Man tries to kill wife at construction-site

Madhuri Chand, a 23-year-old woman from Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj, miraculously came back from a coma, regaining memory at a Delhi hospital, to expose her husband who brutally thrashed her in a murder attempt.

In June, she was found with severe head injuries at a construction site in Delhi's Pul Pehladpur.

Her husband, Ravi Singh, has been arrested by Delhi Police from Muzaffarnagar.

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09 Oct 2017Delhi: Woman comes back from coma; exposes husband's murder plot

Madhuri was found in an unconscious state

On 13 June, Madhuri was found unconscious - left to die at a construction site. Delhi Police said she was beaten with bricks. Workers at the site saw the victim and informed the police. She was admitted to Delhi's Batra Hospital for treatment.
Ravi tried to kill Madhuri only two days after marriage

DetailsRavi tried to kill Madhuri only two days after marriage

Madhuri Chand had come out of the coma after two months, in August.

However, she was unable to identify her attacker due to memory loss and had no idea how she reached the construction site, where she was found.

On 8 Oct, she regained memory and said her husband tried to kill her on the second day after their marriage.

A case of attempt to murder was registered: DCP Baaniya

Deputy Commissioner of Police (Southeast) Romil Baaniya stated: "After two months of efforts, doctors finally succeeded and Madhuri regained her memory. Her statement was recorded, and she accused Ravi Singh, alias Tinku (her husband), of attacking her."

ConfessionVictim brought to Delhi under pretext of getting her job

Ravi married Madhuri under his parents' pressure. He brought her to Delhi from their village in UP, promising to get her a job.

He took to a secluded area and thrashed her with rods and fled after she became unconscious.

He confessed to police that he was in a relationship with another woman and wanted his wife out of the way.