Man throws acid on wife in Meerut

A man allegedly threw acid on his wife's face over suspicion of her having an affair with another man here, police said on Sunday.

Meerut: A man allegedly threw acid on his wife's face over suspicion of her having an affair with another man here, police said on Sunday.

Vakeel, who worked as a painter in Majeed Nagar area, suspected that his wife was having an affair with their neighbour Irfaan. Due to the suspicion, Vakeel shifted from Bunkar Nagar to Majeed Nagar along with his wife and their eight children, Superintendent of Police Ravinder Yadav said.

The woman allegedly kept meeting Irfaan at her new residence as well. Upset over the development, Vakeel threw acid on his wife's face yesterday, police said.

The accused has been arrested, they said.

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