Beltangady: Acid Attack on Man who Objected to Eve-teasing – Accused Person Arrested

Beltangady: ‘Snake’ Ashok of Laila had allegedly been attacked with acid by Shaju Baby, who is engaged in rubber-tapping work, on August 22.


Shaju hails from Bedrabettu in Indabettu village. The incident happened in a rubber estate near Himaradka of Laila village.

Ashok and a relative had questioned Shaju for harassing his sister on a few occasions. Shaju responded by splashing acid on Ashok and escaped. Now the town police have managed to nab him on Monday.

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