Man Accused In Acid Attack Nabbed After 20 Yrs In Bhadrak

Bhadrak: Police here on Thursday apprehended a man who had been on the run after attacking a woman, who happens to be his sister-in-law with acid around 20 years ago.

Acting on a tip-off, the police nabbed accused, Subash Behera, from Raipur area of the district, said police.

Subash had thrown acid on the wife of one Bhajagobinda Jena over one-sided love.

Following a complaint lodged by Jena and his wife, Dhusuri police had raided the house of the accused, but could not arrest him as he was absconding. However, on reliable inputs, a special team was formed and the accused was nabbed.

Reportedly, police have forwarded the accused to the court.