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Acid attack on mother-son duo over alleged dowry demand in UP's Bahraich

A mother-son duo suffered grievous burns after acid was thrown on them in Huzoorpur police station area of Bahraich district in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday night. The duo was reportedly asleep outside their house when the incident happened. 

Jun 16, 2019, 12:46 PM IST

Couple attacked with acid near Mumbai's Vasai; husband dies, wife critical

The couple had gone to a restaurant on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Highway for dinner on Monday. 

May 31, 2019, 15:57 PM IST

Mathura: Woman cop attacked with acid after she rejects marriage proposal

The incident took place at around 4.30 am in Damodarpura village which comes under the jurisdiction of Sadar police station.

Apr 04, 2019, 19:09 PM IST

Andhra Pradesh: Nurse arrested after attempt to throw acid on ex-husband

The woman later consumed poison but is currently out of danger and has been arrested by the police, according to news agency ANI.

Feb 08, 2019, 06:27 AM IST

Acid attack on Urdu poet for calling out miscreants harassing school girls

Recalling the incident, Hashim said that he was approached by a parent who complained that his daughters were being regularly harassed by some miscreants.

Oct 21, 2018, 14:41 PM IST

Haryana: Acid attack severely injures woman, damages several organs

The 31-yr-old woman was rushed to the Civil Hospital, from where she was referred to PGI, Chandigarh.

Oct 05, 2018, 08:11 AM IST

Woman injured in acid attack in Haryana

Police said the investigation is on and the accused would be nabbed soon.

Oct 05, 2018, 00:54 AM IST

Provide treatment, security to acid attack victim who refused to accept triple talaq: SC to UP govt

Shabnam was attacked with acid on September 13 by her brother-in-law for "refusing to undergo nikah halala". The attack occurred while she was on way to file a police complaint against an alleged assault by her in-laws on September 12.

Sep 17, 2018, 16:19 PM IST

Girl student threatened of acid attack for turning down marriage proposal

The incident took place in Brahmapuri locality under Civil Lines Police Station area in UP's Muzaffarnagar.

Jun 25, 2018, 10:14 AM IST

Kerala man who threw acid on nurse arrested

A 32-year-old man from Kerala has been arrested for allegedly throwing acid on a nurse here after she spurned his marriage proposal, a top police official said on Tuesday. 

May 15, 2018, 18:05 PM IST

Delhi man throws acid on 7-year-old boy for playing outside his shop

The 7-year-old boy was apparently shouting, enraged by which the accused threw acid at him. The boy managed to flee the spot and is undergoing treatment. Police said they are on the lookout for the accused.

Apr 26, 2018, 06:54 AM IST

Women acid attack survivors walked the ramp on Women’s Day celebration—Pics

International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8 every year. 

Mar 08, 2018, 20:08 PM IST

Rohit Shetty salutes acid attack survivor

Lakshmi Agarwal is also the founder of the 'Stop Acid Attack' campaign.

Mar 07, 2018, 22:00 PM IST

Woman athlete staged acid attack in Meerut to save boyfriend jailed in gangrape case

Police claimed that Shalu threw a low-caustic acid which is used to sour milk on herself and on Garima to make the incident look believable.

Mar 04, 2018, 16:08 PM IST

Mob injects acid in man's eyes for allegedly eloping with his employer's wife

A mob assaulted a man and injected acid in his eyes leaving him blind for allegedly eloping with his employer's wife here following which a person has been arrested in the case, police said today.

Feb 18, 2018, 10:02 AM IST

Love triumphs as acid attack victim gets engaged on Valentine's Day

  For 25-year-old acid attack victim, Pramodini, this was the perfect Valentine's Day as she and her long time friend Saroj Sahu, who stood by her in the most trying of times, got engaged today.

Feb 14, 2018, 16:43 PM IST

Fear in London as acid attacks soar

 Delivery rider Jabed Hussain was waiting at a traffic light one night in east London when two attackers sprayed acid in his face and stole his moped.

Dec 02, 2017, 09:20 AM IST

UK govt to impose jail term on those found with corrosive substances like acid

The UK government is to impose a minimum six-month jail sentence on anyone caught carrying corrosive substances like acid in public twice as part of efforts to tackle such crimes.

Oct 14, 2017, 15:28 PM IST

Six people believed injured in suspected London acid attack

The Metropolitan officers said a group of males were reported spraying "what is believed to be a noxious substance", in which six victims were injured in a number of locations.

Sep 24, 2017, 08:59 AM IST

London 'noxious substance' attack injures at least five

A suspected acid attack in east London has injured at least five people, with police saying they had arrested one man, although they did not believe the incident was terror related.

Sep 24, 2017, 06:12 AM IST