Kolkata: A deaf and dumb woman, who was suffering from acid burn injuries, died on Sunday.
The woman was reportedly sexually assaulted atleast a month ago. She was attacked by assailants with acid. She was rushed to the hospital and admitted. She, unfortunately, died today. She was a resident of Nadia’s Tehatta.
The woman’s family complained that on Saturday, some assailants threw acid on her from outside their window and fled. She was admitted to the hospital under crititcal conditions. As per sources, a neighbour was accused of raping her a month ago. The complaint on this case was withdrawn after mutual consent of both the families. The police are investigating if there is any link with this incident and the one which took place last night.
Additional SP of police, Tanmay Sarkar has ruled out the accusation of acid attack. He said that the woman died of burning injuries from fire.
In another such similar incident, a woman was attacked with acid after she refused to accept ill-proposals. 4 neighbours have been accused in this case. She has been admitted to the Kalna Sub-divisional hospital. A complaint has been filed in the police station, But no one has been arrested yet.