Thursday, November 8, 2012

‘Old friend’ hurls chemical on young physio’s face

WOMEN IN CITY UNDER ATTACK


Mateen Hafeez & Sumitra Deb Roy TNN


Mumbai: Aryanka Hozbetkar, a 26-year-old physiotherapist, had a hazardouschemicalflung ather face in her Worli residence on Wednesday morning. The assailant,whois absconding, is said to have been her good friend in the past. The incident comes in the wake of several other attacks in Mumbai on women at home and mirrorsthe growing trendof attempts to disfigure women’s faces either with acid or by slashing.
    The attack took place at Hozbetkar’s home at Adarsh Colony at around 5am just after the physiotherapist had returned from one of her cycling expeditions. She was in the presence of her friends when Jerrit John, 45, carried out the cowardly attack. P 3 

 
Ex-staffer held for Malad killing T he murder of Malad senior citizen Nirmala Vora has been cracked with the arrest of a former staffer of her daughter Chetna’s juice centre. Though robbery appears to be the motive, police are not ruling out revenge as the man claims to have not been paid his salary. P 2 
 
 Rape case: DNA samples taken T he police on Wednesday collected DNA samples of the Reay Road man arrested for allegedly raping a Spaniard in her Bandra flat. Anwar Ansari has been remanded in judicial custody till Friday to facilitate an ID parade before the victim leaves for home. P 5 


The Times of India, November 8, 2012

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