3 women in­jured in an acid at­tack in Bareilly, one held

Hindustan Times (Lucknow) - - Uttarpradesh -

BAREILLY : A man was ar­rested for al­legedly throw­ing acid at a woman he was at­tempt­ing to rape and two oth­ers who rushed to her help af­ter hear­ing her scream, po­lice here said on Fri­day. The in­ci­dent took place in Anan­da­pur Lak­shmi Narain vil­lage in the Nawab­ganj area here on Thurs­day evening. Ac­cord­ing to a po­lice of­fi­cial, the ac­cused, Deepak, al­legedly tried to rape a woman while she was cut­ting wood. On hear­ing her scream, two other women rushed to help her af­ter which Deepak al­legedly threw acid on all three women, he said. The women were rushed to a hos­pi­tal, where their con­di­tion is stated as sta­ble. The ac­cused has been ar­rested and a probe has been ini­ti­ated, po­lice said.

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