Varanasi acid attack: Accused arrested
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IBNS): The accused,who attacked a Russian woman wAcith acid, has been arrested, officials said on Saturday.
"The accused has been arrested. The victim is under treatment in Sunderlal Hospital Varanasi. We are monitoring the progress. @ravi1is20521," External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj tweeted.
"As I learnt about the acid attack on the Russian girl in Varanasi, I asked for a report from UP Government," she said.
The 23-year-old woman, who is from Moscow, was staying as a paying guest at the home of her attacker.
The man threw acid on the woman after an argument. The two had recently travelled together to Ladakh.
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