Salem: Woman sustains serious injuries in acid attack by husband

Yesudas reportedly suspected her fidelity and the couple argued regularly, said sources.

Published: 31st August 2021 05:13 AM  |   Last Updated: 31st August 2021 05:13 AM   |  A+A-

Acid Attack

​Sources said that he wanted purification of his wife. (Express Illustrations)

By Express News Service

SALEM: A 47-year-old woman sustained serious injuries in an alleged acid attack by her husband  on Monday. Police are on the lookout for Yesudas, the husband, who threw the acid. Revathi (47) from Gugai was living with Yesudas (50) and her three sons. Yesudas reportedly suspected her fidelity and the couple argued regularly, said sources.

On Monday, she had lodged a complaint against her husband at the Town AWPS and went to Salem Old Bus Stand along with her mother. Sources added Yesudas threw acid at her and fled the spot. Revathi sustained injuries on her face and chest and her mother also sustained minor injuries. Onlookers called for an ambulance, after which the duo was admitted to Salem GH. A case was registered. 


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