Pakistani man cuts wife’s tongue after divorce

A woman arrives with clay-lamps to light them at the shrine Madhu Lal Shah Hussain, a poet also regarded as a Sufi saint in Lahore, Pakistan, Saturday, March 30, 2019. The annual festival to commemorate Shah Hussain (1538-1599) started with thousands of people expected to visit the shrine. (AP Photo/K.M Chaudary)

Islamabad:  A Pakistani man cut off his wife’s tongue days after divorcing her, a media report said.

Police have registered a case against the husband who is at large. He has been charged with attempted murder, the Gulf News reported.

The incident was reported in Pindi Bhattian, a small town located some 110 km from Lahore.

According to police, the suspect, identified as Jahangir, had divorced his wife, Nasreen, a few days ago.

Police said that the suspect went over to his in-laws house and cut off Nasreen’s tongue with a pair of scissors, Geo TV reported.