Cuttack: A youth suffered serious burn injuries when a girl threw acid on him while he was at his salon in Jobra area of Cuttack district on Tuesday evening.
The injured has been identified as Alekh Barik, a resident of Jagatpur. He has been admitted at SCB Medical College & Hospital in Cuttack while the girl has been detained at Jagatpur Police Station.
The girl, a neighbour of Alekh, had allegedly brought some acid used in batteries for the crime. Though love failure is suspected to be the reason behind the attack, the truth is yet to be ascertained.