Jealous woman attacks husband with acid

2012-10-10 15:06

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Durban - A woman was arrested for allegedly attempting to kill her husband with acid in KwaMashu, north of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Wednesday.

Captain Thulani Zwane said the 47-year-old woman was arrested on Tuesday.

"The suspect had a fight with her husband on Friday because she suspected he was cheating on her."

The woman poured acid on her 42-year-old husband while he was sleeping on the couch. The man was found in the road by his 14-year-old son after he had tried to run away from his wife.

The son called an ambulance and the man was taken to hospital, where he was in a critical condition, Zwane said.

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