A medical doctor, Cherechi Okonko, has been admitted to the emergency unit of the Federal Medical Center, Owerri, Imo State, over injuries inflicted on him by his wife.
The wife, a nurse, allegedly removed the husband’s upper teeth, the tip of his tongue and a part of his lower gum.
The PUNCH reported that the incident took place at World Bank area of Owerri, the state capital, where the couple was living.
The victim, a gynaecologist with FMC, Owerri, was rushed to hospital where doctors battled to save his life.
He was said to be in a coma and later regained consciousness.
A worker at the FMC, Owerri, who does not want his name in print told The PUNCH, “An FMC Owerri doctor was assaulted by his wife last night after a quarrel.
“The woman cut off his nose, upper teeth, the tip of his tongue and part of his lower gums. She then called the guy’s mother to come and carry her son’s corpse.”