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Acid thrown at Woman in Pithoragarh; accused absconding

A man named Guddu threw acid on a woman who lived in a rented  property in district headquarters Pithoragarh. The acid thrower is absconding. The woman has been admitted to the District Hospital. According to the doctor, women has received burnsbetween 20 to 25 percent.

Tthe woman had eloped with Guddu almost two years ago. She returned to her husband about three or four months back. Guddu had also come to Pithoragarh and was working with her husband as a scrapper.

On Tuesday evening he poured acid on the woman and fled. She was brought to the hospital by her relatives who also lodged a complaint with the police. The police is on the lookout for Guddu. Both the victim and the accused are originally from Pilibhit. They live in the rented room. This is the first case of acid in the district. Police CO Shekhar Suyal said that the search for the accused is ongoing.

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