Noakhali, Aug. 26 -- The husband of a rape victim came under an acid attack at Uttarcharbaga village in Subarnachar upazila early Monday as he took part in a human chain against rape and torture on women on Sunday.

The victim, Nasir Uddin, sustained 9 percent burns on his hands, chest and

thighs and he was taking treatment at Sadar Hospital, said Dr Md Khalil Ullah of the hospital.

On August 2, Nasir filed a case against a local - Joynal - who allegedly raped his wife several times through blackmailing her. Joynal used to violate the victim threatening to make the video of the rape incident viral on social media.

The accused also fined a counter misappropriation case against him and the witnesses of his case.

The victim's mother said...