Bhadrak, Feb 26: In a major success, the Bhadrak police today arrested a person for hurling acid at a woman in this district today.
The accused has been identified as Subash Behera of Raipur village under Dhusuri police limits.
According to reports, Behera had allegedly hurled acid on the woman after he failed to rape her in 2002.
Later, the woman had filed a written complaint against Behera, basing on which the police had registered a case (25/2002) and launched a probe.
However, the accused was on run after committing the crime.
On the run for almost two decades, the accused finally fell into Dhusuri police net on Thursday.