Kochi: A man committed suicide at Edappally here after attempting to murder his wife on Tuesday.
Manoj hacked his wife, Sandhya, a nurse at a private hospital at Edappally, after barging into her hostel room. He hanged himself in the room after attacking her.
Sandhya's hand got severed in the attack. She also suffered injuries to face. She was admitted to the intensive care unit of the hospital.
The motive behind the crime is not known.