Delhi Man throws acid on sleeping wife, another woman

The 2 women sustained burn injuries as husband of one threw acid on them on suspicion of extra-marital affair.

New Delhi: Two women sustained burn injuries after the husband of one of them allegedly threw acid on them on the suspicion that his wife was having an extra-marital affair in Paharganj, police said on May 8.

Nisha (24) and Laxmi (50) were sleeping in a single room shanty when someone threw acid on them, the police said.

Nisha had been staying with her parents for the last one-and-a-half months.

She was having strained relations with her husband Ritesh who has earlier been arrested in theft and snatching cases, they added.

The woman alleged that her husband threw acid on her.

Nisha received 45 per cent burn injuries while Laxmi got 40 per cent burn injuries.

The accused has been arrested, they added.

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