Uppinangady, Sep 24, 2020: A domestic dispute culminated in a man resorting to acid attack on his wife and her aunt at Pandibettu of Konalu village here on September 24, Thursday morning.
The accused has been identified as Biju (28) of Nelyady. His wife Shiny (33) and her aunt Jhansi have suffered severe burn injuries on their face and eyes and have been admitted to a private hospital in Mangaluru.
As there was some discord between Biju and Shiny, the woman had moved to her paternal uncle’s house at Pandibettu of Konalu village, along with her daughter. She used to work for an Ashram at Nelyady along with her aunt.
The incident took place this morning when Shiny and her aunt were on way to work. Biju who was waiting for the two, threw acid at them and escaped. The two were immediately rushed to a hospital at Nelyady and from there to a hospital in Mangaluru.