A 38-year-old woman was left close to death after her “drunk” husband allegedly forced a 40cm rolling pin inside her body through her anal region, causing massive internal injuries.
The woman, who has not been named was admitted to hospital in India on Christmas Day after complaining of serious abdominal pains and swelling.
A team of five doctors eventually operated her and were left shocked to find a rolling pin inside her intestines.
The woman claimed her husband often tortured her because of her inability to conceive of a child. He is reportedly on the run after police launched an investigation.
Dr Kedar Singh Shahi, a general surgeon at the hospital said:
“We were very shocked. We did not expect anything like this. We could only see a shadow in the X-ray as wooden materials cannot be identified.
Amita Lokhani, vice-chairperson of NCW, said:
“The matter came to me a day after the operation. The woman was in a terrible condition when I first visited her. She was not only in pain but terrified to speak to anyone.
“I tried asking her what had happened but she did not say a word and kept crying. Her husband was present at the time.
“I continued visiting her for three days and eventually she opened up on the third day while her husband was away.
“She told me she was infertile and her husband often tortured her. On December 22 her husband came home drunk and tortured her again. In an act of brutality, he inserted the rolling pin into her body through anal region and threatened to kill her if she told anyone about it.
“He kept her locked in the house for two days until her condition worsened. He brought her to the hospital on December 25 however he went missing after we started investigating the matter.”
Dr Shahi added:
‘She came to us in a very poor state affected badly with septicemia. Her life was in grave danger but she is presently doing well and we’re positive she will make a quick recovery. She’s been a very brave lady.”