Man throws acid on wife in east Delhi

A man threw acid on his 32-year-old wife after an argument here, police said Tuesday. The attacker`s 18-year-old niece was also injured in the incident.

Last Updated: Sep 24, 2013, 22:18 PM IST

New Delhi: A man threw acid on his 32-year-old wife after an argument here, police said Tuesday. The attacker`s 18-year-old niece was also injured in the incident.
Devender, 38, a factory worker, threw acid on his wife Suman causing burns Monday night in their house in east Delhi`s Mandawali area, police said. He is absconding.
Devender`s niece, who was present at the spot, also received burns in the attack, police said.

"The accused fled after the crime," said a police officer.

Suman was hospitalised with 28 percent burns while Devender`s niece was reported to be out of danger, police said.

IANS