Police ascertaining acid attack case on woman as she slept

Police said that she was sleeping when acid was poured on her

In a brutal crime, a woman was killed after acid was poured on her while she was asleep.

The incident took place in West Bengal’s South 24 Praganas.

The woman has been identified as Jayanti Mandal.

Police said that she was sleeping when acid was poured on her.

Police said that Jayanti was sleeping with her youngest son Samiran, it was around midnight that the family woke up to Jayanti’s screams.

Police came to know that someone poured acid on her while she was asleep even as her son Samiran too was also injured.

The family, initially, used water to cool down the burns and were taken to Jaynagar Gramin Hospital.

Samiran was discharged due to minor injuries but his mother Jayanti succumbed to her injuries.

Jayanti’s husband Jaydev Mandal wasn’t in the house. He rushed to the hospial after neighbours informed him about the incident.

It is unclear as to who may have poured acid over Jayanti and the police probe is ongoing.

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