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Greater Noida: UP police constable pours acid on woman neighbour, yet to be arrested

A 40-year-old woman was allegedly attacked with acid by a policeman in Chithera village of Dadri late Monday evening. A case has been registered at Dadri police station but no one has been arrested yet.

noida Updated: Jun 07, 2017 14:47 IST
Sohil Sehran
Police said the accused, identified as Sandeep, 24, is posted as a constable in Muzaffarnagar.
Police said the accused, identified as Sandeep, 24, is posted as a constable in Muzaffarnagar. (HT FILE PHOTO)

A 40-year-old woman was allegedly attacked with acid by a policeman in Chithera village of Dadri late Monday evening. A case has been registered at Dadri police station but no one has been arrested yet.

Police said the accused, identified as Sandeep, 24, is posted as a constable in Muzaffarnagar. He had come to the village a week ago on leave. Five days ago, his pet dog entered the house of the woman and allegedly urinated there.

Police said this infuriated the woman, who had argument with the policeman. Both confronted each other, but soon others intervened and the matter was resolved.

However, on Monday around 7:30pm, the woman and the policeman again got into an argument. The constable allegedly came out of his house with a bottle of acid and threw it on the woman. She suffered burn injuries, police said.

Hearing her screams, the locals gathered at the spot and took her to a nearby hospital. The woman is being treated and doctors have told police that she sustained 10% burns.

A case has been registered under Section 326 A (punishment for acid throwing) of THE Indian Penal Code at Dadri police station.

Piyush Kumar Singh, circle officer, Dadri, said, “A forensic team visited the spot and have collected evidences to ascertain the fact. The investigations are in progress and once the facts are established, the accused will be arrested.”

Police sources said the case was registered late Monday, around 10pm, and subsequently both families had reached a compromise.