Man Dies After Wife Pours Boiling Water On Him For Marrying Neighbor

International Business Times - 07-24

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An Indonesian man died Friday, days after his wife poured boiling water on him for secretly marrying another woman. Police said 30-year-old Aminah found out about her husband’s secret marriage with their neighbor on July 13. In a fit of rage, she boiled water and splashed a bucket full of it on her sleeping husband. The man, identified as 28-year-old Bahtiar, was rushed to a local hospital. However, when there was no improvement in his condition, he was taken to a traditional healer for treatment. He succumbed to injuries six days later.