A Muslim man threw acid on a 30-year-old married woman after she turned down his marriage proposal at a mall in Rajasthan’s Jaipur on Wednesday.
Police said that the victim has been married for 10 years and has three children. “She was suffered 15% burn injuries on her face and hand due to the attack,” said a officer part of the investigation team.
The officer added that the accused has been identified as 36-year-old Mehboob Khan. He has married twice and left his wives in both the instances.
Jaipur police commissioner Sanjay Agarwal said, “The duo had an argument, following which he attacked the woman with the acid.”
“He has also suffered burns in the incident. Both the victim and accused are being treated as SMS Hospital,” said police.
A senior police officer of Jhotwara station said that the accused has been frequently harassing the woman with frequent proposals of marriage for the last two years.
Both the attacker and victim are from residents of Shastri Nagar.