Chandigarh : A 22-year-old woman from Shillong was allegedly burnt by her boyfriend,when she refused to lend him a amount of Rs 2,000 last week.
The incident took place on the night of July 6 and 7. The accused, identified as Naresh, asked his girlfriend Arpita (name changed) to lend him Rs 2,000. She refused to give him the money. Irked over the refusal, he allegedly threw sanitizer on her face. Then he burnt her using a lighter.
According to some news report, Arpita had relocated to Chandigarh in December 2019. She bonded with Naresh from Burail and they start living together.
She filed a police complaint against Naresh after getting discharged from the hospital. She told the police that he often assaulted her for money.
Based on her complaint, police booked Dinesh under IPC sections 342 (wrongful confinement), 324 (Voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means), and 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation). He was arrested to judicial custody on Saturday.