New Delhi: A woman was attacked with acid outside her residence in Delhi's Sangam Vihar today allegedly by her friend who objected to her talking to other men, police said. The 20-year-old victim has been admitted to the AIIMS hospital with burn injuries on her body.
The police received a call about the attack around 10 am. The woman was rushed to the hospital.
The accused, Ravi Kumar, 23, later surrendered at the local police station and admitted to have thrown diluted acid (toilet cleaner) on her.
"He was suspicious that she was talking to some other boy. The girl has been admitted to AIIMS with some burn injuries on her body," a senior police officer said.
The police said the victim's marriage had been fixed and she was avoiding Ravi which instigated him to commit the crime.
(With inputs from agencies)