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Bengaluru saw maximum incidents of acid attacks in 2022: NCRB

Bengaluru noticed the very best variety of acid assaults towards ladies within the nation in 2022, in response to the latest Nationwide Crime Information Bureau (NCRB) report, with town police registering six circumstances.

Bengaluru topped the general listing of the 19 metropolitan cities included within the NCRB information, with eight ladies reporting acid assaults within the earlier 12 months. In accordance with the information, Ahmedabad registered 5 circumstances of acid assaults in 2022, inserting it in third place, and Delhi noticed seven ladies fall sufferer to those assaults in 2022.

The nationwide capital of Delhi reported seven circumstances of tried assaults final 12 months, adopted by Bengaluru with three circumstances, in response to an evaluation of NCRB information.

In the meantime, meteropolitan cities like Hyderabad and Ahmedabad registered two such circumstances of tried assaults in 2022.

One of many distinguished circumstances of acid assault which shook Bengaluru final 12 months was that of a 24-year-old M.Com graduate who was attacked on April 28 when she was on her approach to work. In accordance with police, the accused had been stalking the lady for a number of years.

He approached her for marriage and when she rejected his proposal, he splashed acid on her. The person was nabbed later in Could from Tiruvannamalai Ashram the place he was allegedly hiding within the guise of a “Swami”. In June 2023, the sufferer was provided a job on contract foundation by Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah’s workplace at his secretariat.

One other related case was reported on June 10, 2022 whereby a person allegedly threw acid on the face of his feminine buddy after she turned down his marriage proposal.

(with inputs from PTI)



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