A man allegedly threw acid on a housemaid in Wazirabad area over her alleged involvement in a theft here on Monday.

As per details, 40-year-old Shabana, a housemaid at Advocate Amir Anwar’s home for last 28 years, was attacked with acid due to which she sustained critical burns on her face. She was shifted to DHQ Hospital in a critical condition.

According to the woman, she was working as housemaid at the residence of Advocate Amir and Advocate Nawaz Chattha for last 28 years.

Some days ago, a theft incident occurred at the house of Advocate Amir and he had got arrested Shabana’s son-in-law and son on suspicion of their alleged involvement in the theft.

She informed that the lawyer had an argument with her over the robbery issue on Monday at which he sprinkled acid on her face.

According to doctors, the woman has suffered 50 percent burns and she has been referred to Lahore for further treatment.