Road-romeos eve-tease, throw acid on 20-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh

31 July 2017, 02:23 PM
Representative Image. (File Photo)
Representative Image. (File Photo)

Several initiatives have been taken by the Yogi-government including the formation of anti-romeo squad for the safety of the fairer sex but all steps taken seem futile as three unidentified youths threw acid on a girl in her early twenties after she protested eve-teasing at Uttar Pradesh’s Deoria on Monday. 

According to media reports the miscreants threw acid on the girl a few metres away from Superintendent of Police’s resident.

The victim was rushed to hospital. Doctors of the hospital told the media that her condition is critical. 

Till the time report was filed the police had failed to nab the acid-attackers. 

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On learning the incident Deoria Superintendent of Police rushed to the hospital to fetch information of the incident. 

Local police told the media that the girl was taking a beautician course from a beauty parlor.

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“She was on her way to the parlor when the three attacked her,” said a police officer who part of the investigating team to the media.

According to the National Crime Records Bureau Uttar Pradesh has cited highest number of acid attacks compared to the nation. 

First Published: Monday, July 31, 2017 02:10 PM
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