Berhampur: In a shocking incident, a student of MKCG Medical College in Odisha’s Berhampur was allegedly attacked with acid by her husband today.
The victim, identified as Minati Kumari Pradhan, a student of third year Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (DMLT) and a resident of Barida village under Kabisuryanagar police limits, was on her way to attend classes this morning at around 10 am while her spouse Niranjan Pradhan of Polasara allegedly threw acid on her and fled the spot.
Minati sustained critical burn injuries on her face, chest, hand and eye and has been hospitalised.
“My daughter got married on May 7 this year. However, her relationship with her husband deteriorated after one month of the marriage following which she was staying at hostel leaving her in-laws’ house. She told me that her husband has committed the act,” said Bipin Pradhan, father of the victim.