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12:00 AM, May 25, 2008 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, May 25, 2008

Couple burned in acid attack

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Criminals poured acid on a couple as they were sleeping in their house early yesterday at Syedpur village of Kochna upazila in Chandpur.
Rehana Begum, 42, and her husband Md Khalilur Rahman, 54, were badly burnt.
Locals and Kochna police said a group of criminals reportedly around five in number poured acid through an open window on the sleeping couple and fled the scene. The house does not have electricity.
Rehana's face, neck and eyes and her husband's hands were burnt. They were admitted to Kochna Health Complex.
The officer-in-charge of Kochna Police Station and locals said the couple had dispute over land with a number of people.
A case was filed under Acid Crimes Prevention Act, 2002.

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