Vaishali (Ghaziabad): In a shocking incident, a woman here attacked a veterinary doctor with acid on Monday leaving the man with severe burn injuries.
As per a report in the Hindustan Times, the 45-year-old woman poured four litres of acid on the 28-year-old veterinary doctor, Amit Verma, on Monday morning.
The report said the woman wanted to start an affair with the victim and had been pursuing him for over two weeks. The vet had, however, already rejected her advances.
The attack took place at a dog clinic at Sector 4 in Vaishali where the victim, Dr Verma, works as a veterinarian.
His room-mate Deepak said the doctor was taking shower in his living room next to the clinic when the incident happened.
As per Deepak, the accused entered the room at around 8 am and poured acid on Dr Verma when he was in the bathroom.
As per Dr Sunil Dagar of Yashoda Hospital in Kaushambi where the victim is admitted, Dr Verma has sustained 40% burns on his face, chest, abdomen and arms.