Woman, mother of 2 children, attacks youth with acid for rejecting marriage proposal
Adimali: In a shocking incident, a youth from Poojappura lost his vision after a woman allegedly threw acid at him here. Police arrested Adimali native Sheeba (35) in connection with the incident. CCTV visuals of the acid attack also came out. It is reported that the duo was in a relationship.
The incident took place near a church at Irumpupalam here on Tuesday.
Poojappura native Arun Kumar was attacked by the woman. It is reported that the duo was in a relationship.
The CCTV visuals revealed that Sheeba attacked Arun with acid from his backside. After observing the situation, she was seen slowly walking from the scene.
The man was rushed to a hospital at Adimali by his friends who were with him during the attack. Later, he was shifted to Thiruvananthapuram medical college.
According to reports, Sheeba and Arun acquainted with each other through social media and fell in love.
The youth stepped back from the relationship after confirming that Sheeba is married with two children. But she used to approach Arun demanding to marry her.
Later, she blackmailed him and demanded Rs 2 lakhs. She asked Arun to reach Adimali for discussing the matter. Amidst this, she attacked him with acid.
Police recorded the man’s statement.
Police nabbed Sheeba from her husband’s house. She also suffered burn injuries after the acid fell on her hands during the attack. The police revealed that she took the acid which used for rubber coagulation.