Mathura: A woman and her brother sustained injuries in an acid attack allegedly by her husband and in-laws at Rajmarg here today, police said.

The incident took place when they were returning after filing a dowry case against her in-laws when her husband Gaffar and his brothers Tahir and Wasir hurled acid on their faces, said Surendra Kumar Singh, station in-charge, Kosikala.

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They have been admitted to district hospital, he said, adding, a case has been registered against the three brothers, who are absconding, and efforts are on to nab them. The two families had a dispute over dowry and the woman had filed a complaint against her in-laws for harassing her over dowry, police said.