A man of Maninagar area in Ahmedabad city has sought police protection, stating that his wife is an ‘alcoholic’ and thrashes him after getting drunk.The applicant has asked the police to provide him protection, an official said.The applicant stated that he tied the knot with the woman in March 2018 after an affair; however, he learned about her addiction to alcohol only after their marriage. He alleged that she, in an inebriated state, subjects him and his parents to physical and mental torture. After getting drunk, she sometimes comes to his workplace and creates a nuisance, the applicant said.“The complaint said that as part of a conspiracy his wife had in June submitted an application against him and his parents at the Khokhra police station,” the TOI report quoted a police official as saying.The man, in his application to the police, has submitted that his elderly parents would be at the mercy of his ‘alcoholic’ wife if something happens to him. Therefore, he has sought police protection for his and his parents’ safety. Khokhra police station inspector YS Gamit said they will take action after verifying the details mentioned in the application.