Wife throws off husband from the balcony of fifth floor on learning of his second marriage, reports Gulf News.
An Egyptian woman threw her husband from the balcony after a dispute arose between them in his second marriage. The woman was forcing the husband to divorce his second wife. The woman called her father, brothers, and some ‘thugs’ to force him to divorce his second wife and sign some papers in favor of his first wife. Upon refusal, he was first beaten badly before being thrown off the balcony of the fifth floor in front of his son.
The victim was a pharmacist and was working outside Egypt. He was home for vacation when the incident happened. The victim’s family has accused the woman and her family of killing their son. The woman’s family rushed him to the hospital and claimed that he committed suicide. Upon questioning, the family seemed confused, which triggered the suspicion of the police. Upon interrogation, they admitted to killing him.
According to the reports, the man had surrendered to their demands, but he was still thrown off the balcony. The incident has sparked outrage on social media; people are demanding strict action against the culprits.
Cases of domestic abuse and violence seem prevalent in Egypt. Some harrowing stories of domestic abuse and violence have emerged from Egypt in the recent past. Earlier, an Egyptian judge identified as Ayman Hajaj was accused of killing his wife and burning her face with nitric acid. His wife, identified as Shymaa Jamaal, was a 42-year-old television presenter. He reported that his wife had gone missing. The circumstances surrounding her disappearance became clear after a witness stepped forward to inform the authorities where Jamal’s body was. The witness explained that he was present at the farm where Hajaj killed her. She was his second wife, and his first wife knew nothing about it.