Bhubaneswar: Seven Members of a family have been injured following an acid attack on Thursday morning here in Dhirkuti slum area under Saheed Nagar police limits and the accused has been arrested.
With an immediate effect, the members – a man, two women and four girl children had rushed to the Capital Hospital and are undergoing treatment.
The accused Sura Behera who was the husband of one of the ladies, asked the lady to take her daughter to the hospital as she was sick, said the sources.
Then Behera threw acid at the family in a fit of rage.
Police officials are suspecting it an attack because of family dispute as Behera has extra marital affairs.
According to sources, Behera has extra marital affairs with his sister-in-law and a woman residing in the slum.
However, police have arrested Behera for committing the heinous crime and the interrogation is on to find out the details over the incident.