Estranged wife rejects New Year's cake, Kozhikode youth hurts mother-in-law

Chundemmal Lijin
Chundemmal Lijin, 25, has been arrested.

Kozhikode: A youth was arrested here for inflicting a serious head injury on his mother-in-law on New Year's Day.

Chundemmal Lijin, 25, hailing from Kallunira, Valayam was taken into custody for harming Mahija, 48.

It is understood that the attack was a result of a domestic dispute between Lijin and his estranged wife.

The youth had brought a cake for his wife, who reportedly threw it at him. Angered by this, Lijin returned to the house and attacked his mother-in-law.

Puzhakkal, Valarpamkandi native Mahija is undergoing treatment at the Kozhikode Medical College Hospital. Lijin will be produced before the court on Monday.

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