A man threw acid on his wife inside a court complex in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore on Thursday. Police have registered a case against the husband.
A man threw acid on his wife inside court premises in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore on Thursday. The acid attack took place when the court was set to hear a case filed by the woman against her husband.
The woman, identified as Chitra, had filed a case against her husband, Sivakumar. The woman was present in Coimbatore court before the commencement of the hearing.
In a sudden move, Sivakumar threw acid on her face. Police said Sivakumar carried the acid to the court in a water bottle.
Lawyers present on the court premises immediately caught hold of Sivakumar. The police took charge when a huge crowd mobilised to attack the culprit.
Later, a case was registered against Sivakumar for the acid attack on his wife.
“We have secured the accused. The man threw acid on his wife. He had brought it in a water bottle,” Coimbatore Deputy Commissioner Sandheesh said.