A 25-year-old woman on Sunday suffered severe burns after an acid attack by a man said to be her lover in Dei-Dei, Abuja.
City News gathered that the incident happened around 11.00p.m. in the victim’s room in the area.
A neighbour told our reporter that the woman had already gone to bed when she heard a knock on the door to her apartment.
He said she inquired to know who was at the door, and the response she got was like that of a neighbour who claimed to have come to deliver a message to her.
“As soon as she opened the door, the man poured the acidic substance in her face and ran away,” he said.
The neighbour said the woman was unable to identify the man as the substance affected her eyes, but alleged that the suspect could be the woman’s lover. City News learnt that the woman was rushed to the Kubwa General Hospital where she is presently undergoing treatment at the Accident and Emergency unit. Read more