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Tamil Nadu: Husband throws acid on wife

PTI  Namakkal, April 18, 2013
First Published: 13:45 IST(18/4/2013) | Last Updated: 13:50 IST(18/4/2013)

Suspecting infidelity, a man in Namakkal, Tamil Nadu, threw acid on his wife, who suffered serious burn injuries, police said on Thursday.

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The incident occurred on Wednesday after the couple had an heated argument, police said.

The woman, mother of three children, was at her parents house. Her husband, a painter, went there and threw acid on her, police said.

The 27-year-old victim was admitted to a government hospital, police said, adding her condition was critical.

Police has arrested her husband and cases were registered against him under various sections of IPC, including 307 (attempt to murder).


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