Meerut: A 22-year-old woman in the UP district of Hapur was attacked by a man with a sharp object in her late 20s. The incident took place on Wednesday evening after which the defendant identified as Varun Gambhir was arrested.
The woman was on a pillion with her older sister. She was later taken to a city hospital where she is currently being treated. The woman suffered severe neck injuries and had an operation, her family said.
“The defendant brought my daughters home from a hospital. When one of my daughters resisted, she was attacked with a sharp object on the neck,” said the woman’s father in his complaint.
An FIR attempting to murder was registered and the defendant was arrested, police said.
“As a result of the complaint, an FIR was registered under Sections 307 (attempted murder) and 354 (assault or criminal violence against women for the purpose of indignant modesty). The defendant is under arrest,” said Sarvesh Mishra, ASP Hapur.