32-year-old Chitra poured hot oil on 35-year-old Periyasamy when he sleeping their house. Sources said that they had a quarrel following which Chitra took the dangerous step.
Hearing Periyasamy's cry for help, neighbours rushed into their house and took him to a near by hospital for treatment. Police, however, filed a case of attempt to murder and arrested Chitra.
Hospital authorities informed that the husband suffered 70 percent burning and is still in serious condition.