Delhi Commission For Women chief Swati Maliwal wrote to the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on July 20 regarding the case of a man forcing his wife to drink acid on June 28. The woman is currently admitted to a hospital in Delhi and is in critical condition.
Maliwal wrote to the CM on Tuesday seeking strict action in a case where a man allegedly forced his wife to drink acid and asked Chouhan to get the culprits arrested as soon as possible.
The DCW Chief asked for ensuring strict action against the police officials who handled the case in an insensitive manner.
The survivor who pertained to severe injuries has been admitted to a hospital in Delhi and her condition is critical as of now, the commission stated.
The accused, along with his sister, allegedly forced his 25-year-old wife and sister to drink acid the last month.
MP Woman Forced To Drink Acid: Police Registered A Weak Case
The DCW claimed that the Madhya Pradesh police registered a “weak FIR” in the case on July 3 and omitted the sections related to the acid attack, terming the heinous act as “domestic violence”.
She was initially admitted to a Madhya Pradesh hospital.
Following the worsening condition of the survivor, her brother called the commission’s helpline, then the DCW team carried out the admission process in a Delhi hospital on July 18 and got her statements recorded before a sub-divisional magistrate (SDM).
Brutally Thrashed After Getting Caught In Extra Marital Affair
According to a report by India TV news, the accused was having an extra-marital relationship with a woman and when his wife got to know about it, he brutally thrashed her and made her drink acid.
According to the reported statements by doctors, the food pipe, stomach and intestines of the survivor have got burnt and are visible and her internal organs are totally burnt and damaged. Currently, she is reportedly not able to drink or eat anymore and is vomiting blood multiple times.
Moreover, the doctors are not very hopeful of her recovery, given she is in a very bad state.
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