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Couple injured in acid attack

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Press Trust of India  |  Bareilly (UP) 

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

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

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

Superintendent 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.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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