Woman attacked with corrosive liquid by bikeborne assailants

first_imgGhaziabad: A 37-year-old woman suffered severe burn injuries after three unidentified bike-borne assailants hurled a corrosive liquid on her in Sihani gate area of Ghaziabad on Sunday afternoon. Police believe that the liquid is likely to be mild acid.According to police, the incident occurred around 1 pm when the woman was present outside her house. Shlok Kumar, Superintendent of Police (city), Ghaziabad said that the woman had not identified the accused persons who were wearing mask at the time of incident. Also Read – Kejriwal ‘denied political clearance’ to attend climate meet in Denmark”The woman told police that when she was coming back to home after dumping garbage at a nearby vacant plot, three men came and hurled a liquid on her. The didn’t understand what had happened and started screaming. The assailants fled the spot while initially she took it as a prank but after some time she started feeling itching and her skin color changed due to burning,” said Kumar. The officer further said that a case has been registered into the matter while they are yet to identify the accused. Also Read – Bangla Sahib Gurudwara bans use of all types of plastic items”The woman came to police station couple of hours after the incident and reported the matter. The victim was sent to hospital for medical treatment and based on her complaint, an FIR against three unknown persons under the section of 326A (throwing acid) of IPC was registered at Sihani Gate police station. Meanwhile, we are yet to identify the accused persons but we are trying to get CCTV footage of nearby area to identify them,” added Kumar. Cops said that the woman’s husband runs a shoe shop in nearby market.last_img

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