A 33-year-old Nigerian man was arrested in Mantua, a city in Lombardy, Italy, on Tuesday, March 16, on suspicion of brutally beating his wife in front of their son.
The woman, who is also a Nigerian, was taken to hospital with multiple injuries including knife wound to her arms.
According to Ansa News, the couple’s apartment was found with traces of blood everywhere including a pool on the floor.
The local police chief has asked immigration services to arrange the deportation of the Nigerian man.
However, the man claimed during interrogation, that his wife had cut herself on broken glass.