Agra: A man was injured when his daughter’s jilted lover allegedly threw acid on him in protest against the girl’s refusal to marry him, police said today.

The incident took place in Kakra village last evening when the girl’s jilted lover Yogesh, reached her house with a companion and repeated his demand that he be married to the girl or else he would kill her and himself, they said.

Seeing the situation, the girl’s father and others took the girl away into a room, following which Yogesh took out a bottle with acid and threw it on the girl’s father, police said.

The accused has been arrested, they said, adding that a report was filed after a protest dharna by members of the BJP Mahila Morcha.

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