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Jammu: Woman throws acid on husband for remarrying


Jammu, A woman allegedly threw acid on her constable husband with the help of her daughter, leaving him seriously injured, after finding out he married another woman in Bani town of Jammu’s Kathua district.

Shamima Akhtar flung acid on Mohammed Din, her husband of 10 years, with the help of her daughter and two other individuals, Station House Officer (SHO) Bani, Suresh Gautam said.

Mohammed Din who is serving as a police constable suffered severe burn injuries in the attack, while Akhtar too was injured.

“Both the accused and the victim were rushed to the sub district hospital Kathua from where the husband was rushed to Government Medical College (GMC) hospital in a critical condition,” the SHO said.

A case has been registered against the woman who would be arrested after being discharged from the hospital, he said. The woman’s daughter has also been booked.

“A case has been registered and investigation initiated,” the officer said.