A 30-year-old man from Samastipur in Bihar was blinded on Friday after a mob attacked him and used a syringe to inject acid into his eyes because he ran away with his employer’s wife, Begusarai, police said.
The victim, who is a driver by profession, was at a food stand in Pipra Chowk when he was attacked and seriously injured, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) BK Singh told PTI.
Apparently, after the incident, the victim confirmed to the investigation officers that he was employed as a driver of a tractor in the village of Baruni, in the Teghra police station in Bihar, and that he was having an affair with his wife. your employer
The man had fled with her on February 6. The employer subsequently filed a complaint at the Teghra police station alleging that the driver had abducted his wife, DSP Singh said.
However, the woman returned to Teghra 10 days later and presented her statement in a local court that later asked her husband to take her back. The reason for his return home has yet to be determined.
Meanwhile, his brother-in-law called the tractor driver Friday night, saying he wanted to live with him and that he should go to the Teghra police station to take him away, police said.
The driver was almost near the police station when a group of about 20 people razed him and dragged him to a food stall and badly assaulted him, PTI reported.
DSP Singh said that they then used a syringe and injected acid into his eyes, leaving him blind.
It was later abandoned by the attackers near Hanuman Chowk under the area of the Bhagwanpur police station in the Begusarai district.
It was only when a local saw the driver bleeding who took him to the hospital and admitted him.
Police have arrested one of the attackers, and a persecution has begun for others, DSP Singh said.
In another incident that took place in January, a 30-year-old man, who fled with his girlfriend, was killed in the New Delhi area of Ashok Nagar. Apparently, his girlfriend’s relatives stabbed him to death on the night of January 5. According to reports, the couple had fled their home four days before the incident. The defendant had tracked them down and killed the man.
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