Man attempts suicide after stabbing wife, both critical

New Delhi: A 50-year-old man allegedly stabbed his wife before attempting suicide in east Delhi’s Ghazipur, police said today.

Neighbours rushed the couple to a hospital and their condition was said to be critical, police said.

Ramgopal and his wife Manju had a quarrel last night.

After the quarrel, he went inside the kitchen, brought a knife and repeatedly stabbed his wife, police said.

After stabbing her, he tried to hang himself. Hearing the commotion, family members rushed from the top floor to the first floor where the couple stayed.

The police were informed and they were rushed to a hospital.

Ramgopal is a milk vendor. His family members have told police that he often had fights with his wife. The couple has three children.