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Kerala man who threw acid on nurse arrested

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

A 32-year-old man from has been arrested for allegedly throwing acid on a here after she spurned his marriage proposal, a top said today.

The incident occurred on May 10 and the accused was arrested from his native district in by a team of city police, they said.

A had stalked the nurse, who also hails from and works at a corporate hospital at here, and allegedly threw acid on her before fleeing.

The had suffered around 10 per cent burn injuries in the incident and was undergoing treatment at the hospital.

"To detect the acid attack case, eight police teams were formed which visited Bengaluru and different parts of to nab the accused.

Finally, was nabbed in a forest area ofAttappadi, 80 km from district," Police told reporters.

had earlier proposed to the for marriage, but she had rejected the same.

Keeping this in mind he "attacked" her with acid, Kumar said.

Pramod is a by profession and had brought the acid in a bottle to from Kerala.

"The nurse is out of danger," the added.

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 15:45 IST