Clean-shaven to bald look: Police release photos of acid attack accused

10:55 AM May 04, 2022 | Team Udayavani |

Bengaluru: The Kamakshipalya police have released pictures of the accused in connection with the acid attack case.


The accused Nagesh Babu’s pictures were released by the Police to help the public identify him.

One of the pictures released has the accused sporting a clean-shaven and bald look, which the cops believe is similar to his current profile.

Police have also issued the lookout notice in Hindi, Telugu and Tamil as well. Over 100 policemen are involved in searching for the accused.

The cops have also shared various phone numbers to get in touch with them in case one has information. If you spot him, call the cops:


Kamakshipalya police station (080-22942517)

West Division control room (080-22943232)

Inspector, Kamakshipalya station (9480801728)

Sub-inspector, Kamakshipalya station (9448904822)

Menawhile, the woman underwent plastic surgery and is responding well to treatment

Case Details:

Accused Nagesh, who was enraged after being rejected by the victim, had carried out the acid attack on the woman on April 28.

The accused waited in an auto until she reached her work place in Sunkadakatte locality of Bengaluru in the morning. When she was standing outside, waiting for the office to open, the accused rushed towards her with an acid bottle. Even as the victim tried to escape, he chased her and poured acid on her.

The police said the accused studied in the same school with the victim in SSLC (Class 10). The students and teachers of Nisarga school of Hegganahalli had staged a protest demanding immediate arrest of the accused.

Karnataka Health Minister K.Sudhakar visited the acid attack victim in the hospital and assured free treatment. He also announced that the government would provide her with a suitable job once she recovers. Minister for Large and Medium Industries Murugesh Nirani had also announced all the support from the government to the family of the acid attack victim.

The police had formed three teams earlier which was increased to Seven. The police teams have gone to neighbouring states also in search of the accused.

The police have detained the accused’s elder brother and parents in connection with the case. They have also taken 20 more persons into custody.



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