Kolkata: A housewife was allegedly beaten to death by her husband at Monteshwar in East Burdwan. The deceased Jhuma Ghosh (35) died while she was being shifted to Kolkata from Burdwan Medical College Hospital. Her husband Pralhad Ghosh fled the scene.Locals alleged that Pralhad had developed an extra-marital affair with another woman in Shaktigarh. Pralhad has business of curd cheese and for that he used to travel to various parts of the district. He also used to visit Shaktigarh, wher he met with another woman with whom Pralhad developed an affair. Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal lifeJhuma somehow came to know about her husband’s affair and protested against it. But that did not put an end to Pralhad’s affair. He continued with his affair and as a result altercations used take place between Jhuma and Pralhad almost daily. On Sunday night, a similar had situation occurred and an altercation broke out. All of a sudden Pralhad took out some blunt instrument and hit on Jhuma’s head. She became unconscious and immediately fell on Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Mercedes car in Kolkata, 2 pedestrians killedthe ground. On Seeing wife lying in a pool of blood, Pralhad fled the scene. Locals and other family members rushed Jhuma to Burdwan Medical College Hospital. As the patient was critical, she was referred to SSKM hospital in Kolkata on the wee hours of Monday, after providing first aid. But Jhuma died on her way to Kolkata. Later, her family members brought back Jhuma’s body to Burdwan Medical College hospital where doctors officially declared her brought dead. The mother-in-law of Jhuma, Debarati Ghosh also stated against her son.