Chalakkudy: A man has been arrested after 10 years for mentally and physically harassing his wife. Kodakara Chembuchira Kizhuppilli Sunil (37) was arrested by crime squad SI V S Valsakumar and Vellikulangara SI S S Shiju.
The couple had married after a brief courtship when Sunil was based at Irinjalakuda.
Sunil, a photographer, got introduced to the woman when she was a college student. He courted her saying that he was working as cameraman making albums.
The two soon married. Sunil, who went to the Middle East for work thereafter, however returned by 2008. The relation soured and the couple started fighting with each other after Sunil got suspicious over his wife's phone calls.
The woman, a native of Edathirinju, filed a police complaint after Sunil spoke badly about her at her workplace, threatened her and physically abused her at home. After the police registered a case, Sunil fled to Kodaikanal. When the police reached there looking for him, he moved to Kasaragod area and then to Mangaluru and was hiding there since then.