Husband uses rope to tie his wife to car and drags her down street


Woman tied with rope (illustration) 
By: Tanya Malhotra

A husband was arrested on a charge of assault after allegedly tying his wife to a car and dragging her down the street, according to police in Germany.

Hameln police said that they have arrested the 38-year-old man, who was not identified, after trying to kill his 28-year-old wife.

According to the police investigation, the incident unfolded on Sunday evening. After having a dispute with his wife, the man tied a rope around her neck and connected the other end to his car.

He then dragged her 250 feet along the asphalt and cobblestone streets. After a few minutes, the rope became loose and the woman was freed.

The woman was found lying unconscious on the pavement by pedestrians, including a police officer who was on her way to work.

The woman was taken to a hospital, where she is said to be in critical condition.