Woman dies after acid attack, boyfriend held

Aurangabad, November 15

A woman has died after her boyfriend allegedly threw acid on her and tried to set her ablaze in Maharashtra’s Beed district, a police official said on Sunday. State Home Minister Anil Deshmukh tweeted, “The accused has been arrested and directions have been issued to try the case in a fast track court.”

A police official said the accused, identified as Avinash Rajure (25), has been nabbed in Nanded. The incident took place on Saturday, the police official said, adding that the reason behind the attack was not yet known.

The woman, hailing from Shelgaon in Nanded district, was travelling from Pune to her native place along with the accused, he said. They took a halt at a lonely spot at Yalamb Ghat in Beed where the accused allegedly attacked the woman with acid and later tried set her on fire by dousing her in petrol, another police official in Beed said. The accused then fled from the spot, he said. The woman was taken to a hospital where she died. — PTI

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