Odisha man held for acid attack on woman
A man was arrested in Odisha for throwing acid on a married woman Tuesday over some old quarrel, police said.
The incident occurred in Cuttack, 26 km from here when the woman, 30, was waiting for a bus to take her to a relative's place, inspector in charge of Badambadi police station K.P Mishra told IANS.
Accused Bishnu Dakua, 24, came near her and engaged in a heated exchange of words before throwing the acid on her, the police official said.
The woman sustained burn injuries on her chest and was rushed to a hospital where she is undergoing treatment, Mishra said.
Police have arrested Dakua. Both the victim and the accused are residents of Cuttack, he added.
(Posted on 06-05-2014)