Woman constable in Mathura attacked with acid for rejected marriage proposal

The Hush Post | 13:21 | Two-minute read

A woman police constable in Mathura was attacked with acid on Thursday while she was walking towards her duty place ‘Krishna Janam Bhoomi Temple’. Four car-borne assailants allegedly attacked her because she had refused to marry one of them.

The incident took place at 4:30 am in Damodarpura village which comes under the jurisdiction of Sadar police station. After the attack, the 25-year-old victim Neelam Sharma cried for help. Some locals reached to her and took her to a hospital.

Later on, the victim was referred to Agra for better treatment. She has received over 40 per cent injuries with severe burns on her face and upper part of body. She is under observation and her condition is still critical.

According to the local police two of the four accused have been identified as Sanjay and Sonu Singh. Sanjay Singh wanted to marry the victim but she had refused his proposal. Both the victim and the main accused hailed from Bulandshahar.

A case has been registered against all the four accused (two unidentified) under section 326 A (voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from his duty) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the IPC.

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