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In UP, Woman Attacked With Acid, Father-in-law Held

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In UP, Woman Attacked With Acid, Father-in-law Held

A case has been registered here against a woman’s husband and her father-in-law after they allegedly threw acid on her.

The incident took place on Monday, when the victim, Divya Sharma, and her sister, Bina Sharma, were returning from a police station in connection with a case of dowry harassment.

On their way back home, the accused duo threw a bottle of acid on Divya. In the attack, Bina too suffered some minor injuries, according to police.

The father-in-law has been arrested, while the husband is still out.

The victim is currently undergoing treatment in a hospital due to her critical injuries.

“A case has been registered against her husband and her father-in-law under section 326A (causing grievous hurt by dangerous weapons) (of the Indian Penal Code) and the matter is being investigated,” said Moradabad Superintendent of Police (City) Ashish Shrivastava.

(Minimal edits applied, story generated from syndicated ANI feed)
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