kwaMashu: Acid poured on man

2012-10-11 00:00

A 47-YEAR-OLD woman was arrested on Tuesday by the kwaMashu police after pouring acid over her husband while he was sleeping. She will appear in court today on charges of attempted murder.

According to police, the woman allegedly had a fight with her husband, whom she suspected was cheating on her, on Friday last week. While he slept on the couch, she poured acid on him.

He ran out of the house and collapsed on the road. His 14-year-old son called an ambulance. He remains in a critical condition in hospital.

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