A 25 year old lady was rushed by good Samaritans to Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Idi- Araba, Surulere, Lagos State after she was been bathed with a substance suspected to be acid.
It was reported that the lady known as Ogochukwu Nwosu was at Ilasa bus stop on the Oshodi - Apapa expressway, when a man allegedly got down from a motorcycle and emptied a bottle of acid on her.
Ogochukwu who sustained burns on her face, neck breast and other parts of her body narrated her ordeal on her hospital bed. Nwosu said she suspected the wife of the man had proposed to her. She identified her as Mrs. Chidi. Ogochukwu claimed the Mrs Chidi had been threatening her on phone since she learned her husband intention to get married to a second wife.
The victim said the suspect has already been arrested by policemen attached at Itire polce division and detained for two days at the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID), Yaba, before she was released.
The state Police Public Relations Officer( PPRO), SP Dolapo Badmos, who confirmed the case said Mrs Chidi was released on bail after thorough questioning and was not directly linked to the acid attack.