A woman suffered severe burns after her husband threw acid on her after they had a quarrel in the western UP district of Muzaffarnagar, police said today.
According to the police, accused Bablu Kumar, 30, a resident of Faloda village in the Purkazi police station area, has been on the run since the incident yesterday evening.
Purkazi police station SHO Vijay Singh said a case has been registered based on a complaint filed by the woman's mother and a hunt is on for the accused.
The woman was admitted to the district hospital.
After the incident, a group of women activists staged a protest and demanded immediate arrest of the accused.
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