A man in Agra died with severe burns on March 25 after a woman threw acid at him.
According to reports, the 25-year-old woman who was in a relationship with the man, 28 years old allegedly threw acid on him in a fit of rage as he was getting married to someone else.
Police officials said that “The woman, Sonam Pandey, was angry with Devendra Kumar since his marriage had been fixed with some other girl.”
Sonam Pandey, a nurse at a private hospital in Agra, and Devendra Kumar, an assistant at a pathology lab, knew each other for a long time and were in a relationship, Police said.
But she was angry with Devendra as he was going to marry another person, the police added. On Thursday (March 24), the woman asked the man to come to her place on the pretext of fixing a fan, Agra Superintendent of Police (SP) Rohan Botre said.
The man was admitted to a hospital in Sikandra with burn injuries where he died, the SP said, adding that the woman was arrested.