Bihar: 20 men injected acid in man's eye over alleged affair with employer's wife

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Bihar: Man's eyes injected with acid over affair with employer's wife
Bihar: Man's eyes injected with acid over affair with employer's wife

Patna : A man's eyes were injected with acid over alleged affairs with his employer's wife in Begusarai. An arrest has also been made in the case, said the police on Saturday.

The assault has been reported from a restaurant in Pipra Chowk late on Friday night, deputy superintendent of police BK Singh said.

The 30-year-old man, a resident of Samastipur district, has lost his vision in the assault, doctors at a hospital in Begusarai said.

The victim confessed to his affair with employer's wife in his statements recorded before the police. He used to work as a tractor driver at Barauni village.

On February 6, he ran away with the employer's wife, her husband lodged an FIR with the police and charged him with kidnapping, the DSP told Hindustan Times.

However, she came to Teghra on February 16 and recorded her statement in a local court that asked her husband, a farmer, to take her to his house.

Her brother-in-law rang up the driver Friday 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 kilometer 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 DSP said they also injected acid in his eyes with a syringe.

They later dumped him near Hanuman Chowk under Bhagwanpur police station area of the district.