Mathura: A man has stabbed his wife in a court in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district, police said.
Laxmi Devi, a mother of three children, is battling for her life in a hospital in Agra after her husband slit her throat and stabbed her several times Friday, police said.
Her husband Prem Pal Singh, a retired armyman, has been arrested after the victim's brother and the court intervened to protect her.
The couple had approached the court in a domestic violence case filed more than a month ago. A dowry case is also pending against Prem Pal Singh.