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Lucknow: A identical intercourse relationship that went incorrect was the rationale behind the acid assault on mom and son in Lucknow on January 29.
The police have arrested a homosexual inside decorator Vikram, 32, from Haryana who allegedly orchestrated the assault to do away with the sufferer, Vikas, 26, with whom he was in a relationship.
Police mentioned that the accused, Vikram gave Rs 50,000 to his cousin Mohit Kumar and Deepak Kumar to hold out the assault after Vikas threatened him that he would reveal his sexual orientation to his household.
Police have additionally arrested Mohit whereas Deepak remains to be on the run.
Vikas and his mom had suffered 30 per cent burns and are below therapy on the Civil Hospital.
Vikram of Jhajjar district of Haryana and Mohit of Delhi had been arrested from Bawana police station space in Delhi on Monday.
Police claimed that Vikram and Vikas had been in a relationship for the final eight years.
“Vikram and Vikas met on social media and after they discovered that each of them had been fond of films like ‘These Folks’, ‘Holding the Man’, and ‘Wild Horses’, and revealed their sexual orientation to one another,” mentioned a senior police officer.
Vikram, who was a wealthy man, began visiting Lucknow to spend time with Vikas.
Vikram, who’s B.Tech and works as inside decorator, helped Vikas financially. Vikram is married and had kids by IVF process, police claimed.
“For the previous few months, Vikas had been pressuring Vikram to go away his household and begin dwelling with him.
Vikram tried to persuade Vikas however failed. Vikas allegedly threatened to show Vikram after which he chalked out a plan to do away with him and gave cash to Mohit and Deepak for the assault,” the officer mentioned.
Extra DCP, east zone, Syed Ali Abbas mentioned that the trio moved to Lucknow and later organized for a motorbike. Vikram stayed again whereas Mohit and Deepak headed for Vikas’s home which Vikram had proven them prematurely.
“The plan was to assault the sufferer solely and to present him a robust message however the attackers dedicated a mistake by throwing acid on his mom too. The acid which they used was taken from the battery of Vikram’s automotive. After committing the crime, the miscreants fled to Delhi,” the officer mentioned.