A wife allegedly poured boiling water mixed with pepper on her husband in Amukpe axis, Sapele, Delta state.
According to the report, the couples had a misunderstanding and the bathed the husband with hot water.
The man, however, suffered severe burns.
Concise News understands that the wife, after the hot water attack, fled and abandoned their 3-months old baby with him.
The man has been rushed to a local hospital where he is battling for his life following the domestic violence incident.