MassMediaNG

Information Hub of the Nigerian Mass Media

Man Throws Acid On Wife For Giving Birth To Girl Child

A woman was seriously injured when her husband allegedly threw acid on her for giving birth to a girl child and not fulfilling dowry demands in Chandaura village, India, police said today.

Komal, who is an RPF constable and was posted at Delhi, was living with her parents after a dispute with her husband Kapil Kumar, who works in a private firm in the national capital, Circle Officer SKS Pratap said.

Yesterday, Kumar went to her parent’s house to meet her. But after an argument threw acid on her and escaped, he said.

Komal was rushed to a hospital with burn injuries, Pratap said.

Her condition is stated to be serious.

The woman’s family alleged that Komal’s husband and in-laws had been harassing her for dowry since their marriage in 2013. They were also unhappy that she gave birth to a girl child in 2016, the officer added.

On the basis of their complaint, a case has been registered and police have launched a manhunt to nab her husband who is absconding, the police officer said.

India Today

READ ALSO  Obese Children Likely to Have More Asthma Complications

The Author

Chinenye Nwabueze

He is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mass Communication, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, COOU, (formerly Anambra State University), Igbariam Campus.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

MassMediaNG © 2018
%d bloggers like this: