Husband throws acid on wife, suspecting her character

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Hyderabad, Jan 16 (PTI) In a gruesome incident, a womansuffered severe burn injuries after her husband threw acid onher suspecting her character, in Prakasam district of AndhraPradesh today.

The couple''s 15-year-old daughter too suffered injuriesas some acid fell on her, police said.

The incident occurred at Thurpgannavaram village underThallur police station jurisdiction this afternoon when theaccused Sheikh Allabaksh, a chef, allegedly threw acid on hiswife Sheikh Mehrabi. Daughter Shaina too suffered injuries,police said.

Allabaksh, who is an alcoholic, suspected his wife''sfidelty, said KSSV Subbareddy, Deputy Superintendent ofPolice.

"The woman and her daughter were sleeping when theincident occurred," he said.

Sheikh Mehrabi''s condition was critical, he said. She hasbeen admitted to a hospital in Guntur.

Police are looking for Allabaksh who is missing.

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