Ayodhya: A man has been arrested for allegedly throwing acid at a woman in the Haiderganj area of Ayodhya. According to police, the man committed the crime after his marriage with the woman was called off. The victim has been referred to Lucknow Trauma Centre in critical condition.
The 25-year-old man went to the house of the 20-year-old woman late Monday night and threw acid at her while she was asleep.
Rajkaran Sharma was known to the victim and her family. According to Inspector General Ayodhya Range Pravin Kumar, the man lived in an area under the Inayat Nagar Police Station.
He further informed that the accused was miffed that his marriage with the woman was called off. As of now, the reason why it happened is not specified.
"We will file the chargesheet in the court in two days and within 15 to 20 days we will get the guilty punished," the IG added.