Woman Attacked With Acid In Sonitpur: A two-wheeler-borne woman was critically injured after a youth threw acid on her in Assam’s Sonitpur district, police said on December 26. The accused was held later.
Woman Attacked With Acid In Sonitpur
The incident took place at Dhekiajuli on December 25 when the 35-year-old woman, engaged with the National Rural Livelihood Mission, was returning home from work on her scooter.
In this regard, a police officer stated, “A youth from a tea garden asked her to stop, but she did not. He then threw acid on her and she fell down.”
The woman then started running to escape but he chased her and threw more acid on her. “She suffered burn injuries on her head, neck and ear. She is undergoing treatment in the ICU of a private hospital and is recovering now,” the officer further added.