Patna: A man has sustained serious injuries in Bihar after a group of people chopped off his fingers and poured acid in his eyes over a minor dispute, police said Friday.
The incident took place Thursday night in Samastipur district.
Vikas Kumar Yadav was attacked by six people, who have criminal background, after an altercation at Vanbhaur village under Bithan police station.
Yadav, in his early 20s, was admitted to a state-run hospital.
"Yadav was attacked, beaten mercilessly, his fingers chopped off and acid poured into his eyes by a group of six people over a dispute," police official Sudhir Kumar Razak said.
Razak said a first information report was lodged against six people.
"Police have begun an investigation into the case and preliminary inquiry suggests that all accused have criminal background," he said.