A 19-year-old girl allegedly threw acid at her lover who was getting married to another girl in Inampura village in Uttar Pradesh, foreign media reports.
The girl, identified as Afreen, threw acid over her lover, Suraj, a 22-year-old Dalit man, when he was leaving after her birthday celebration, reportedly.
The victim, who works in Haridwar, was rushed to a hospital with burn injuries on his face and body, reports say.
According to Suraj’s complaint, he and Afreen were in a relationship since they were in college but recently his family arranged his marriage with another girl, sources states.
The man has received 50 percent burn injuries.
A case has been lodged against the girl and an investigation is underway, further reports states.