A veterinary doctor who was allegedly attacked with acid by a woman has confessed to having been in a relationship with her, police said on Monday.
Gorakh Nath Yadav , station house officer, Indira Puram, said that Amit Verma, a veterinary doctor, was practising in Shastri Nagar, Meerut and was living as a tenant in a house in Ghaziabad.
A few months back, he shifted his clinic to Vaishali, Ghaziabad. The woman allegedly attacked Dr Verma with four litres of acid on May 16 while he was taking a bath. She was allegedly pursuing Verma for the last 19 days, despite Verma rejecting her advances.
The doctor had sustained 40% burn injuries and is still undergoing treatment at a private hospital.
An FIR has been lodged on Amit’s complaint under section 326 (voluntarily causing grievous hurt by dangerous weapons or means) IPC.
Police teams have conducted several raids at the woman’s residence in Meerut and she will be nabbed soon, the officer added.