A man identified as Sunday Uche is currently receiving treatment at a hospital after his friend lured him to a hotel along Enugu-Port Harcourt expressway in Enugu state and bathed him with an acid.
Uche who hails from Amuri, Nkanu-West Local Government Area of the state was also forced by the said friend to drink the substance on Tuesday, June 23, 2015, Vanguard reports.
While Uche is receiving treatment, officials of the state police command have commenced investigation to uncover the clandestine behind the incident.
This was disclosed by the state police spokesperson, Ebere Amaraizu, who said the victim (Uche) had issues with his friend over unidentified business transactions.
Amaraizu said the victim was lured to a hotel at Gariki, Awkunanaw where he was bathed with acid and forced to drink same.
This unfortunate incident comes months after a boy was also bathed with acid by his 16-year-old girlfriend named Maureen for cheating on her in the last three months of their relationship.