December 1, 2017: A 31-year-old married woman died after suffering burns when three persons threw acid on her face in Warangal. She was rescued and shifted to hospital, " Deputy Commissioner B Sumathi said.
Sandhya had suffered 70 per cent burns.
The deceased Sandhya Rani of Lalaguda, when walking on the road, a man, came from her rear side and poured Kerosene and set her ablaze He later fled from the scene. Things escalated when she turned down his proposal saying that she was the breadwinner of the family. Police have arrested the accused. Sandhya Rani too had threatened that she would bring the issue to the notice of police. Hearing her cries, some passersby rushed to her aid and took her to Gandhi Hospital in Secunderabad, where she died on Friday morning.
According to the Reddy, Karthik would pester Rani with marriage proposals, which she denied.More news: Carabao Cup Semifinal Draw Yields London Derby, Another Giant for Bristol City
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Sumathi also added that the accused also told the police that the victim rejected him saying that she was more attractive and talented than him. "She studied up to degree first year and was a talented accountant while Karthik dropped out of school". Karthik said that they were both lovers and that he had given her several gifts. He had been proposing her for marriage and also persuading her to quit the job after he himself got fired, police said.
At one point, shop owner Jagan Reddy had warned Karthik not to trouble Sandhya.
Karthik had met Sandhya two years ago, when they were in an auto at Lalapet. It was a pre-planned murder. He had purchased petrol in a water bottle from a nearby petrol pump and hit it inside his shirt. "We are now altering the case sections also".
A case has been registered against Karthik at Lalaguda Police Station under Sections of IPC 302, 354, 354 D, and SC/ST Atrocities Act as Sandhya belonged to the Mala community. In another horrific incident in September 2016, a 21-year-old woman was killed after a 34-year-old man who had been stalking her for more than a year stabbed her at least 22 times with a pair of scissors.