Ghatal: Police have detained a gold merchant for throwing acid on a woman. The incident occurred at Ramjibanpur area of Ghatal. The accused has been identified as Rabi Pramanik. The woman has been admitted to Chandrakona town hospital in an injured state.
According to locals the gold merchant was engaged in a tussel with the family of the victim for the last few days. Rabi engaged in an altercation with the woman on Wednesday night. It has been alleged that during the altercation, the merchant took out acid from his shop and threw it on the woman. The victim’s family lodged a complaint with Chandrakona police station against the victim.