Hyderabad: A 26-year-old woman was attacked with acid in Nalgonda district by a man after she spurned his advances, police said on Sunday. The police arrested the accused and booked him under SC/ST atrocity case.
According to the police, the woman has been identified as K. Rajitha, a resident of Damera in Nalgonda district.
The accused B. Mahesh tried to rape the victim when she was alone in her house.
K. Vijayakumar, Sub Inspector of police, Nampally said, “When the victim refused his advances, the accused abused her in the name of caste and attacked her with acid. After she cried for help, locals came to her rescue and nabbed the accused.”
The police arrested the accused and booked him under SC/ST atrocity case and also a case has been registered under relevant sections of the IPC and started investigation....