- Three people were injured
- The accused was arrested
- The incident took place in Mumbai
The accused in the case is Prabudh Kamble. According to national media reports, the attack took place after his brother’s wife Jyoti refused a love proposal. The other two victims were the owners of the company where the woman worked. The incident took place in the Parsiwadi area of Mumbai’s Ghatkopar West. According to the Indian Express, the young man was attacked when he went to the gold shop where the woman works.
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Jyoti, the wife of the accused’s brother, works in the shop. Her husband died a few years ago. Zone 7 DCP Prashant Kadam said that he was staying alone after that. Police said that the accused was currently married but Prabudh had repeatedly asked the woman to marry him.
According to police, he was also angry with S Pramanik, the owner of the company, for giving Jyoti a job. He arrived at the scene last Wednesday night at 9.30 pm with a bottle of toilet solution. Then Jyoti was called out. Jyoti approached and looked at him and poured the liquid on the girl’s face. He also poured liquid on the shopkeeper and his wife who were at the scene.
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Police said they suffered burns as the toilet wash contained acid. The injured were rushed to hospital. The accused was also slightly injured.
Ghatkopar police have registered a case and arrested the accused. A case has been registered against him under various sections of the IPC.
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