The incident came to light on Wednesday when the severely injured woman admitted herself to the Bhuj
Police said preliminary investigation revealed that the 32-year-old woman had been sexually tortured by her husband Abdul Karim. Besides Karim, police have booked his father, mother and brother for subjecting her to physical and mental harassment.
“Acid and chilli powder were applied on her private part repeatedly because they suspected her of infidelity,” said a police officer, adding that the woman had tried to cover up the issue but it finally surfaced when she needed medical attention.
Police said they were yet to interrogate her husband and in-laws and that further investigation would reveal as to when it all started and how many times the act was repeated.