Chennai: the man cuts his genitals after the wife leaves home during a fight

CHENNAI: Annoyed after his wife went to his mother's house after a fight, a man cut his genitals at his home in New Washermenpet on Tuesday night.

Police said Babu, 40, of Tsunami Quarters, was married to Devi, 35. The couple had no children and used to fight for that. The woman also didn't like her husband to be splashed.

Police said Devi sought Babu's divorce and went to his mother's house on Monday. However, she returned to celebrate the New Year on Tuesday when a dispute about the consumption of Babu liquor broke out. Devi went to his mother's house again.

Annoyed, Babu went to the kitchen and cut his genitals with a knife. Upon hearing his screams, the neighbors quickly took him to the Government Stanley Medical College and Hospital. Police said his condition is critical.