Husband flings acid on wife

Bangalore: A woman had to pay a heavy price for her refusal to go back and live with her husband as the infuriated man threw acid on her, inflicting burn injuries on her face and back at nearby Kengeri today, police said.

They said the couple had been married for 17 years and had four sons. The woman had been living separately for the past five years. Today, her husband, a painter by profession, asked her to come back and live with him, but she refused, leading to a heated argument.

Irked, the man flung acid on her, scarring her face and back, police said. The woman has been admitted to a private hosptial.