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Couple injured in acid attack

Press Trust of India  |  Bareilly (UP) 

A couple was injured in an acid attack on the highway here, police said Monday.

The incident took place Sunday when (42) was returning home in the Izzatnagar area of the city with his wife, the police said, adding that Jagdish's friend and another person allegedly threw acid on the couple.

and his wife were rushed to the hospital, where the condition of both was stated to be stable.

of Police (SP) Muniraj said the accused were allegedly pressuring Jagdish's wife for having illicit relations with them, adding that a hunt was launched for the two men.

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First Published: Mon, October 08 2018. 11:35 IST