The Judicial Police, through the Department of Criminal Investigation of Portimão, identified and arrested a man for the alleged commission of attempted murder, committed on 2nd June 2014 on public road in Parchal.

On that date the detainee, the husband of the victim, took her for a ride to another place, where the attack took place. This involved showering her with gasoline from a container he was carrying and setting it on fire

However, before the detainee could succeed the victim managed to escape.

The detainee later changed residence and was located in the area of Lourinhã where after an extensive search he was arrested.

The detainee, is a 43-year-old construction worker and will appear in court to determine pre-trial conditions.