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Dubai: A husband in Pakistan has been accused of gambling away his wife and then beating her up for not going with his friends.

Police have arrested the husband identified as Ali Raza following the complaint filed by the woman in Chiniot, a small city located some 131km from Lahore in Pakistan.

Police said a man viciously beat up his wife for refusing to go with his friends after he lost her in a gamble, Geo Tv reported.

In the First Information Report (FIR) registered with the police, the victim Mehwish said her husband, Ali Raza, is a drug addict and gambler who, on Saturday night, entered into a gambling game with three of his friends.

In the gamble, Raza bet his wife Mehvish and lost. However, when she declined to accompany her husband’s friends, he beat her up and attacked her with a sharp weapon, leaving her with severe injuries.

Police, on the other hand, said they have filed the FIR based on the woman’s medical report and the request she submitted. The suspect has been arrested, they said.

The incident emerges two days after another husband was arrested for cuting off his ex-wife’s tongue days after divorcing her. The incident was reported in Pindi Bhattian, a small town located some 110km from Lahore, Punjab.

According to police, the suspect, identified as Jahangir, had divorced his wife, Nasreen, a few days ago.

Police said the suspect went over to his in-laws house and cut off his former wife Nasreen’s tongue with a pair of scissors

Also last week, police arrested a husband for beating and shaving off his wife’s head because she refused to dance for his friends in Lahore.