Gruesome crime; Man gets acid injected in his eyes; due to an ‘affair’
In a gruesome crime that took place in Begusarai of Bihar, a mob assaulted a man and injected acid in his eyes leaving him blinded.
The crime was said to have been outcome of him allegedly eloping with the wife of his employer.
It so happened, police sources said, that the assault took place at an eatery in Pipra Chowk late last night in which the man, a driver by profession, was left critically injured.
The man in his thirties is a resident of Samastipur district and has been blinded by the crime.
In a statement before the police, the victim said he used to work as a tractor driver at Barauni village under Teghra police station and started an affair with his employer’s wife.
On February 6, he and his paramour fled from the house following which her husband lodged a complaint with the police charging him with kidnapping his wife, it emerged.
However, she came back to Teghra on February 16 and recorded her statement in a local court which asked the husband, a farmer, to take her to his house.
Her brother-in-law rang up the driver last evening claiming that she wanted to live with him and he should come to Teghra police station to take her back with him, the police official said.
Barely a kilometre from the police station, the driver was accosted by a group of around 20 people who took him to the eatery and severely assaulted him.
The police figured that the mob injected the acid in the eyes of the victim with a syringe.
They later dumped him near Hanuman Chowk under Bhagwanpur police station area of the district. >
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