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Cops cuff man who threw acid in wife's face

Woman hospitalized, could lose an eye

12 December, 14:29
Cops cuff man who threw acid in wife's face (ANSA) - Rome, December 12 - Police on Thursday arrested a 50-year-old South Asian man after he threw acid in his wife's face.

The woman, 35, is being treated for facial burns which could blind her in one eye and leave her permanently disfigured, hospital sources said.

The couple's daughter, 13, was also slightly injured when she tried to intervene in the attack, police said.

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