New Delhi, Feb 18: A person in Bihar’s Begusarai district lost his vision after a violent mob injected acid into his eyes for allegedly eloping with his employer’s wife. In his statement to the police, the victim, 30-year-old man, a resident of Samastipur district, said he was brutally thrashed by a mob and lost his eyes after the culprits injected acid through a syringe. Also Read - 'India is Beautiful When Flooded With Love': Mizoram CM And Netizens Laud Bihar Muslims For Kindness to Train Passengers
The victim added that he used to work as a tractor driver at Barauni village under Teghra police station and started an affair with his employer’s wife. Driver and his partner fled from the house. Her husband filed a complaint with the police and accused the driver for his wife. Also Read - Bihar Triple Murder: Social Distancing Flouted as Cops Stop Tejashwi Yadav From Going to Gopalganj
However, she came to Teghra on February 16 and recorded her statement in a local court that asked her husband, a farmer, to take her to his house. It was not immediately known why she had returned and what she said in the court. Also Read - This Man At a Quarantine Centre in Bihar's Buxar Eats 40 Chapatis, 10 Plates of Rice Daily
Her brother-in-law rang up the driver last evening claiming that she wanted to live with him and he should come to Teghra police station to take her back with him, the police official said.
Barely a kilometre from the police station, the driver was accosted by a group of around 20 people who took him to the eatery and severely assaulted him.