Tag: Acid Attack

Acid attacker shot by Police while trying to escape
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Acid attacker shot by Police while trying to escape

May 15, 2022

Bengaluru: The Bengaluru acid attack case took a twist yesterday with the accused, identified as Nagesh Babu, being shot in the leg by Police when he allegedly attacked a Constable and tried to escape near Kengeri around 1.30 am. Nagesh, who threw acid on a 24-year-old woman on Apr. 28, was being brought to the…

Spurned lover arrested for acid attack on Bengaluru woman
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Spurned lover arrested for acid attack on Bengaluru woman

May 14, 2022

Bengaluru: More than two weeks after a woman was attacked with acid in Bengaluru, the Police nabbed the 27-year-old accused at an ashram in Tamil Nadu. The accused, identified as Nagesh, reportedly threw acid at the victim’s face after she turned down his advances. On April 28, an acid attack case was reported in the…

House sites, Rs. 5 lakh to acid attack victims
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House sites, Rs. 5 lakh to acid attack victims

May 14, 2022

Bengaluru: As a measure to support acid-attack victims, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has announced that sites and houses under various schemes will be provided to them besides granting a financial assistance of upto Rs. 5 lakh to take up self-employment. “Acid attack victims undergo acute mental agony and rejection by society. It is the responsibility…

City youth threatens to pour acid on girl’s face
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City youth threatens to pour acid on girl’s face

May 14, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Even as the debate on acid attack victims and their perpetrators and easy availability of acid despite restrictions have once again come into limelight following an acid attack on a woman by a spurned lover in Bengaluru, the Mysuru Police too have booked a youth who threatened to pour acid on a student’s face….

Man killed in acid attack
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Man killed in acid attack

October 8, 2021

Malavalli: A 40 year-old auto driver was killed after being stabbed and acid poured on him at Malavalli yesterday early morning. The deceased is Srinivas, and Police have suspected that an old enmity may have led to the murder. Yesterday early morning, when Srinivas was proceeding near Sunnadakeri in the town on his two-wheeler, miscreants…

SOM revisits Mysuru’s own ‘Chhapaak’ story
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SOM revisits Mysuru’s own ‘Chhapaak’ story

February 3, 2020

‘Acid attack ends a victim’s life’ City Doctor, who survived an acid attack, prays for death penalty to perpetrators Mysore/Mysuru: Sixty seconds are easy to be dismissed as inconsequential in the procession of minutes and hours. However, sometimes, everything changes in just 60 seconds. A few seconds are all it takes to splash acid on…

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