(Scroll down for video) A couple’s pleasant night at a restaurant turned ugly when the husband forced his wife’s hand into boiling oil, causing severe burns, police in New York said.
The New York Police Department said that 39-year-old Xiuling Xiao of Long Island, was arrested and charged with assault and endangering the welfare of a child after burning his 39-year-old wife's hands in front of his two children.
According to the police investigation, the couple was at their Chinese restaurant with their two children, aged 12 and 14, on Sunday night.
At some point, the couple started arguing in front of their children.
The husband then grabbed his wife’s hair and pulled her toward the deep fat fryer. He then forced her hands into the burning oil, causing second-degree burns.