Acid attacks are one of the worst form of violence that leaves the victim scarred literally and emotionally for life. According to an ANI report, a 20-year-old woman allegedly threw acid on her ex-boyfriend in Pedda Kottala village in Nandyal Mandal of Kurnool district on Thursday.
The accused woman and the victim boy had been in a relationship for more than three years. Nagendra, who works at a grocery shop was allegedly attacked by acid by his ex-girlfriend Supriya, an intermediate drop out.
According to the woman, the boy had promised her marriage. However, a few days ago, he got married to another woman which was arranged by his parents.
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According to the accused woman’s statement, the married boyfriend returned to her and expressed that he had been forced to marry someone else and did not wish to live with his wife. According to the accused, she then threw acid on his face in a fit of rage. She told police,
I skipped college for three years for him and he cheated on me. This is why I poured acid on him.
However, the acid attack male victim said that they had mutually ended their relationship. Following which he got married to someone else. Nagendra also alleged that Supriya had taken money from him, before mutually breaking up.
Nandyal Taluk Police Station Circle Inspector Diwakar Reddy told media that the woman threw acid on him at around 9pm on Thursday near her house in Pedda Kottala village.
In fact, despite the victim saying this was out of rage, she had also poured acid on the man’s hand a week ago. But this time, she threw it on his face. Reddy said,
He is admitted in Nandyal Government General Hospital for treatment.
A case has been filed under the relevant sections of IPC and probe is underway.
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