Press Esc to close
Thursday 29 September 2016
News updated at 12:15 PM IST
Weather
Max: 29.4°C
Min : 21.6°C
In Bengaluru
Generally cloudy

Jilted lover forces girl to drink acid

Mumbai, Oct 20, 2013 (PTI)

A spurned lover allegedly tried to force his 17-year-old ex-girlfriend to consume acid in suburban Borivali, police said today.

The girl sustained injuries on her face, lips and tongue and is admitted in a private hospital here, they said.

The accused, Jitendra Sakpal (21), who has done a hotel management course, was arrested on charge of attempt to murder yesterday.

According to Gorai police, Sakpal and the girl, both residents of suburban Dahisar, were in a relationship but parted ways a few months back after the girl's parents disapproved of their relationship. Sakpal had also proposed to marry her.

After repeated requests, the girl met Sakpal yesterday and the duo went to Gorai Jetty where an argument broke out.

"The accused then forced her to consume acid. She raised an alarm when passersby caught Sakpal and handed him over to police," said a police official quoting the complaint filed by the victim.

The girl's father is a class IV employee in the city's civic body while the boy's father is employed with a private firm, police added.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Kane Williamson selects a suit length at a Garments shop in Kolkata on Wednesday...

Kane Williamson selects a suit length at a Garments shop in Kolkata on Wednesday...

Women practice Gujarati 'Garba' as they celebrate for the upcoming 'Navratri festival'...

Women practice Gujarati 'Garba' as they celebrate for the upcoming 'Navratri festival'...

A submerged temple after opening of Bargi dam gate at Gaurighat in Jabalpur on Wednesday...

A submerged temple after opening of Bargi dam gate at Gaurighat in Jabalpur on Wednesday...

Pranab Mukherjee  during a visit to Kedarnath Temple at Kedarnath in Uttarakhand on Wednesday....

Pranab Mukherjee during a visit to Kedarnath Temple at Kedarnath in Uttarakhand on Wednesday....

Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut attends the GQ India Men of the Year Awards 2016...

Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut attends the GQ India Men of the Year Awards 2016...

Ranveer Singh attends the GQ India Men of the Year Awards 2016, in Mumbai...

Ranveer Singh attends the GQ India Men of the Year Awards 2016, in Mumbai...

Prabhu Deva and actress Tamanna during a promotional event for their upcoming film Devi...

Prabhu Deva and actress Tamanna during a promotional event for their upcoming film Devi...

Actor Sushant Singh Rajput, Disha Patani and Kiara Advani talking to media person....

Actor Sushant Singh Rajput, Disha Patani and Kiara Advani talking to media person....

Sourav Ganguly and Indian cricket team coach Anil Kumble during a practice session...

Sourav Ganguly and Indian cricket team coach Anil Kumble during a practice session...

Ajay Devgn with his daughter Nysa during a campaign in Mumbai...

Ajay Devgn with his daughter Nysa during a campaign in Mumbai...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523