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Woman constable attacked with acid in Mathura after she rejects marriage proposal; two of four accused identified

Mathura: A woman police constable was attacked with acid allegedly by four men here Thursday after she refused to marry one of the accused persons, police said.

 Woman constable attacked with acid in Mathura after she rejects marriage proposal; two of four accused identified

File image of protest against acid attacks. News18

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

The officer was leaving for her duty when four car-borne assailants attacked her, SSP Anirudh Pankaj said, adding that two of the four men were identified as Sanjay and Sonu Singh. After hearing her cries for help, some locals reached the spot and took her to the Swarn Jayanti Hospital.

The officer received 45 per cent burn injuries and was later shifted to Agra's MN Medical College, police said. According to the SSP, Sanjay Singh wanted to marry the woman police constable.

Efforts were underway to nab the four accused persons, police added.

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Updated Date: Apr 04, 2019 21:41:05 IST

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