Assam : College Student Attacked with Acid for Rejecting Marriage Proposal

Lakhimpur (Assam), Oct 8 : A woman was attacked with acid by a man in upper Assam’s Lakhimpur district on Monday after she rejected his marriage proposal reported news agency PTI.

According to the report ,the woman, a first-year college student, was hospitalised with burn injuries on the left side of her face, chest and right arm.

The report said the victims friend who was with the student at the time of the acid attack informed the police that the accused, along with an accomplice, came in a car and tried to drag the victim in it when she was returning from college at Pathalipahar area. When she resisted, he threw acid on her.

Police have arrested the accused from the nearby Borbali village, the report said.

Representational image courtesy ANI

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