Acid attack: Accused hubby arrested from Navi Mumbai

Berhampur: Police today arrested a man who had allegedly thrown acid on his wife last year on the campus of MKCG Medical College in Berhampur.

A special team of Berahampur police nabbed Niranjan Pradhan from Navi Mumbai area with the help of crime branch experts. The accused was staying there in the name of a goods delivery boy. He had also changed his name and address, a police official said.

Pradhan had a family feud with his wife, who was pursing nursing course at MKCG Medical College. In November 2017, Pradhan had allegedly entered the campus and managed to reach her wife. He had called her outside and allegedly thrown acid on her face before fleeing from the spot.

The victim as well as her family members had alleged that the assailant was her husband, who managed to abscond after the ghastly act.


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