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‘Death sentence for acid attack a landmark judgement’

mumbai Updated: Sep 08, 2016 17:23 IST
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A special Mumbai court sentenced 25-year old Ankur Panwar to death on Thursday for throwing acid at 23-year-old nurse Preeti Rathi for rejecting his marriage proposal three years earlier. Rathi succumbed to multiple organ failure a month after the attack. People took to Twitter to laud the court’s decision, with many terming it a landmark judgement and calling for more stringent punishment for those accused of acid attacks.