Two girl’s burned with acid after refusing married man’s marriage proposalBy Mason White 12:48 PM November 19, 2013
|One of the victim|
By: John Roberts
(Scroll down for video) Two friends were badly burned in an acid attack.
A man of New Delhi, India, threw acid on a teenage girl and her friend, after one of them rejected his marriage proposal.
The incident took place in Begumpur, west of Delhi.
The suspect, who was identified as Manoj, wanted to marry a girl identified as Parvati, 18.
When she repeatedly rejected his advances he threw acid at her while she was walking to the market with her friend, 16-year-old Gayatri.
Manoj ran away after burning the girls with acid. He was finally arrested by officers of the Delhi Police Department.
The defendant, who is already married, desperately wanted Parvati to be his second wife.
“He was bothering my daughter for a long time. We’ve filed a police complaint. After he was beaten by police, Manoj said that he will stop harassing her, but that evening he threw acid at her,” Parvati’s distraught mother said.
Parvati suffered burns to about 50 percent of her body while Gyatri received burns to 20 percent of her body.
The two children were initially admitted to a nearby government hospital, but later were taken to the Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Hospital.