UTTAR PRADESH: In a shocking and shameful incident of dowry, a 34-year-old man allegedly chopped off his wife’s hair and nose in Puranpur town of Pilibhit district in Uttar Pradesh.

The incident occurred when Alam cut off his wife Rubina’s hair and nose with a pair of scissors after he failed to get his dowry demands.

The victim said in her statement that Alam was demanding Rs. 20,000 cash and a motorcycle from her parents.

An FIR has been lodged against the accused after the victim’s statement but he is absconding and we are trying to nab him, said police.

Meanwhile, the woman has been admitted to a hospital and is being treated, police added.