TURKEY – Rukiye Ay, a 23 year old wife’s romantic gesture of surprising her husband Ali, 28, with breakfast in bed ended in serious burns after he threw boiling water at her in anger for waking him up.
She said: “I prepared it all and then went to tell my husband he had breakfast in bed. He was angry and demanded to know why I woke him up, and told me not to bother him, so I started having breakfast with my daughter.
“He came in still in a bad mood and told me he was going to divorce me and gain custody of our daughter no matter what I did.
“He then poured boiling water down my neck. He was going to throw it in my face but I turned away.”
“I ran away and could my T-shirt sticking to my skin. He then threw the rest of the boiling water at me and some of it landed on my child’s feet and the rest hit me on the hip.”
As a result, Rukiye suffered horrific injuries to her back, and was rushed to the hospital in Turkey on January 9. Rukiye said she wanted to “escape” but she passed out from the pain and could hear her daughter screaming in the background.
Ali then grabbed his wife’s hair and dragged her to the bathroom, where Rukiye found strength and took the opportunity to run to a neighbour who called the police.
Police arrested him but he was later released on bail, sparking public fury, which resulted in him being re-arrested and remanded in custody.
Rukiye said: “I couldn’t believe it, as long as he is free me and my daughter are in danger.”
Source: The Sun
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