25-year-old gym trainer attacked with acid in Bhopal; accused later found dead

| Friday, May 22, 2015 - 16:06
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Gym trainer attacked with acid in Bhopal

BHOPAL: A 25-year-old gym trainer was attacked with acid on Friday while she was on her way to work in the Ashok Garden area of Bhopal and suffered 50% burn injuries.

According to the reports, accused Sanjay Patil, was later found dead. It is reported that soon after he attacked the young woman, he was beaten by a mob and he later stabbed himself. 

The 42-year-old accused was the girl’s neighbour and harassed her for several months, said police.

The victim alleged that Patil had been threatening her and her family for months following which the family had registered complaint twice against him but no action was taken and the accused was roaming free. 

The instructor has been rushed to the hospital where she is currently undergoing treatment.

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