A woman has been subjected to an acid attack at Maharajgunj municipality-1 in Kapilvastu. The survivor is 51-year-old Bedamati Devi Gupta of the same locality.
According to Ward Police Office Chandrauta’s Police Inspector Dipesh Kharel”She is out of a life-threatening condition”.
The perpetrator is her neighbour Hari Naryan Barai who threw corrosive substances on her body when Gupta was insisting that he should pay for a cricket bat he had broken.
The accused is the owner of a battery repairing center. Police have confiscated five liters of acid from his shop.
According to the police, Barai will be prosecuted on the charge of murder attempt.