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On refusal to withdraw rape pliant, man throws liquid on woman

A woman suffered an injury to her eyes after a man allegedly threw an inflammable substance on her after she refused to withdraw a rape complaint against him at Mira Road Thane district, the police said on Wednesday.

The police arrested the accused from Ahmedabad for allegedly throwing an inflammable substance on the married victim, who is in her mid-20s, senior inspector Sanjay Hajare of the Mira Road police station said.

The incident took place on Saturday night, when the accused spotted the victim in the locality and threw an inflammable liquid, either petrol or diesel on her, he said.

The woman was rushed to a nearby hospital, where she was treated for an injury to her eyes, he added.

Earlier, the victim had lodged a complaint of rape against the accused at Mira Road police station, the official said.

When she refused to withdraw the complaint against him, the accused attacked her, he added.

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