One held for acid attack against sleeping woman in Thiruvananthapuram
Thiruvananthapuram: A young woman was injured in an acid attack at Mangalapuram here on Saturday. Mangalapuram police arrested a man, who is suspected to be the accused, on the basis of the woman’s statement.
The incident took place on Satruday at 3 am near Mangalapuram Technocity. The accused poured acid on the face of the woman who was sleeping in her house. The accused had broken the window pane of her bedroom to throw acid at her.
The woman suffered severe burn injuries from the attack. She is being treated at ICU in Thiruvananthapuram Medical College.
Police suspect that the man attacked the woman to take revenge on her. The accused is being grilled at the police station.