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In India Woman's face bathed with acid by husband

The young woman identified as Jesmin Akter, 23, had been rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital with severe burns to the whole of her face and scalp as well as other parts of her body.

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An Indian woman had reportedly had her face bathed with acid by her husband after a fight between them over her dowry.

Read: Husband brutally assaults 6 months pregnant wife [Graphic photos/Video]

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Mrs Jesmin Akter bathed in acid by her husband

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The young woman identified as Jesmin Akter, 23, had been rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital with severe burns to the whole of her face and scalp as well as other parts of her body.

Mrs Jesmin Akter play

Mrs Jesmin Akter bathed in acid by her husband

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According to Mail online, Ms Akter is one of 1847 women who have according to statistics, been the victim of acid attack in Bangladesh between 1999 and 2015.

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Mrs Jesmin Akter bathed in acid by her husband

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In 2015, Bangladesh National Women Lawyer Association, revealed that violence over dowry and incidents of stalking was on a rise resulting in the killing of 1,847 women and girls with another 301 committing suicide.

Mrs Jesmin Akter play

Mrs Jesmin Akter bathed in acid by her husband

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Read: Lawyer in police net for stabbing husband to death in Ibadan (Graphic Photo)

We hope she recovers from this.

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