DIBRUGARH: G P Singh, the Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order), Assam, said that the local force "shall leave no stone unturned to bring justice" to a 33-year-old woman from Dibrugarh who was attacked with acid.
"Reference Acid throwing incident of Dibrugarh on February 14th, the FIR named accused has been arrested and follow up lawful action being taken. We shall leave no stone unturned to bring justice to the victim," Singh wrote in a tweet, moments after the shocking incident came to light.
A 50-year-old man from Dibrugarh in Upper Assam has been arrested for allegedly throwing acid on a woman who had rejected his proposal. Notably, the victim was attacked with acid on the occasion of Valentine's Day, the day of love.
The accused has been identified as Buddhadev Das (50-year-old) is a resident of Shantipara area in Dibrugarh.
A team of Dibrugarh Police led by Sadar officer-in-charge (OC) Rajib Saikia in association with Time Slot Interchange (TSI) Manoranjan Saikia and Amolapatty Inspector-in-charge (IC) Deep Sonowal started an immediate investigation into the matter after the incident took place and successfully managed to arrest the accused.
The 30-year-old was attacked with acid near Mirzabaag under Amolapatty Police outpost in Dibrugarh town when she was returning from duty from Sohum Shoppe.
The victim sustained severe injuries and was admitted to the Assam Medical College & Hospital, Dibrugarh (AMCH).
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