Neighbourhood News Desk/Avi Arya: 22-year-old woman in Odisha’s Kalahandi district was attacked with acid by a man after she rebelled against his advances. Police said 35-year-old Parsuram Majhi had been stalking the woman, a resident of Kalampur block of the district, for last one year and wanted to establish a physical relationship with her. However, she rejected Majhi’s proposal several times.
Majhi then intercepted her at Bankapalla square on Monday when she was on her way to attend computer classes and threw acid on her face. He fled the spot soon after the attack. The woman was rushed to a hospital in district headquarters of Bahwanipatna and is now undergoing treatment. She has then received acid injuries over her face and hands.