A 26-year old Christian nurse, working in a private hospital in Bangalore (Lydia) has been arrested for attacking her boyfriend (Jayakumar) with acid. Along with throwing acid on his face she has also slashed his cheeks with a blade.
The accused, Lydia, had a four-year relationship with boyfriend Jayakumar. It has been reported that Jayakumar recently broke up with her after she started forcing him for marriage. Jayakumar had even started looking for a prospective bride. When Lydia came to know about this, she confronted Jayakumar and then attacked his face with acid. Right now, Jayakumar is admitted in hospital.
Investigations reveal that Lydia had carried the acid used to wash bathrooms in the hospital she worked. The shocking incident took place on Monday night in Vijayanagar.
Bangalore city police say that this is their first case of a woman throwing acid on a man.