Brutal acid attack cases that have scarred Mumbai

Dec 04, 2018, 20:00 IST
  • Brutal acid attack cases that have scarred Mumbai

    A woman named Shabbo Shaikh's father threw acid on Shabho and her mother when she was merely 2-years-old. While her father was arrested by the Matunga police and convicted for his crime, she had no one to care for her and her injuries. In addition to the pain, she also ran into trouble with crowdfunding portal Ketto that used her story to raise money and then kept more than 50 per cent of the funds

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    A 25-year-old woman flung acid on the face of her former boyfriend for avoiding her. The incident took place in Goregaon and the 26-year-old man sustained serious injuries to his face and neck in the attack and had to be hospitalised

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  • Brutal acid attack cases that have scarred Mumbai

    A Malad family was attacked with acid in the middle of the night after the family's breadwinner got into an argument with his employer. While his wife, brother and son suffered major injuries, 32-year-old Chandan Singh died in the attack

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  • Brutal acid attack cases that have scarred Mumbai

    A journalist and his family were victims of an acid attack by local political activists. The attack was seen as another assault on people from the media in Maharashtra

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    A Malwani man threw acid on his wife's face for losing weight. It is believed that he committed the gruesome crime because he believed his wife was having an extra-marital affair. While the 26-year-old saleswoman battled for her life, their two daughters also suffered injuries in the attack

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  • Brutal acid attack cases that have scarred Mumbai

    A 17-year-old girl saved her face from an acid attack but sustained injuries on her right shoulder and chest in the Borsa Pada area of Kandivli. The survivor, a gajra seller, was out looking for customers at 8.30 am when an unidentified bike-borne man stopped near her and threw a balloon filled with acid at her

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  • Brutal acid attack cases that have scarred Mumbai

    A woman from Nalasopara threw acid on a man after he opposed her attempt to fill water out of turn at a public hand pump. In addition to attacking him, the woman tore her own clothes in an attempt to file a molestation case against the victim

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    A woman died at the National Burns Centre in Airoli after acid was thrown at her on the day she was to get married. It was later discovered that her sister-in-law was the assailant. On investigation, the police found that the attacker did not want the woman to become part of the family and hence decided to throw acid on her

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  • Brutal acid attack cases that have scarred Mumbai

    A man flung acid on a 24-year-old woman in Dahisar east to teach her a lesson for 'staring' at him. The man and the woman stay in the same neighbourhood. He was later arrested

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  • Brutal acid attack cases that have scarred Mumbai

    A 13-year-old girl from Charkop felt a burning sensation on her face after three boys from her society applied colour on her face and poured liquid on her head during Holi celebrations. It was later believed that the mixture had acidic content in it

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    22-year-old man, was arrested by the Gorai police for trying to force his ex-girlfriend into drinking acid after she refused to marry him. He had been stalking her for three months before committing the crime. The girl sustained 10-15 per cent burns on her mouth and face

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  • Brutal acid attack cases that have scarred Mumbai

    A 39-year-old man threw acid on his wife because he suspected her of having an extra-marital affair. The woman sustained serious injuries to her face, hand and stomach, receiving 20 per cent burns

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    Lalita Benbansi, 25, suffered nearly 80 per cent burns after her 15-year-old cousin threw acid on her after a petty argument. The Asangaon resident's father supported the entire family on a salary of Rs 3,000, and the family could not afford to pay for treatment. Thankfully she received free treatment from the Bombay hospital and is now happily married

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  • Brutal acid attack cases that have scarred Mumbai

    A 24-year-old youth was attacked with acid by an unidentified man at his Mulund residence, while he was sleeping. Police booked the unidentified accused under Section 326 of the IPC

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    An unidentified man threw acid on a father and his two young daughters at the crowded Bandra station. The incident took place around 8.15 am shortly after the man in his 50s stepped off the Garib Rath train arriving from New Delhi with his two daughters.

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  • Brutal acid attack cases that have scarred Mumbai

    A man flung acid on Preeti Rathi soon after she alighted at Bandra railway station. Preeti suffered severe damage to her lungs and succumbed to injuries. Her attacker was soon awarded the death penalty by the courts

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  • Brutal acid attack cases that have scarred Mumbai

    Unhappy with his relationship going sour, a 22-year-old man poured acid down his girlfriend's mouth at Gorai beach. The 17-year-old victim was a student and a resident of Borivli East

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    A 25-year-old orchestra bar singer sustained 25 per cent burn injuries to her face after she became a victim of an acid attack in Kherwadi. Two unidentified men on a motorbike followed her rickshaw, threw acid on her face and then fled the spot

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Many women and men have been on the receiving end to some of the worst acid attacks in public or in their homes. We bring you 18 of such heinous acid attacks have changed victims' lives forever and also scarred Mumbai

 

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