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Jan 02, 2013 at 04:48pm IST

J&K: Two arrested for throwing acid on a girl in Srinagar

Srinagar: Two men have been arrested for throwing acid on a girl in Srinagar. The incident took place on Wednesday morning when the two accosted the girl and threw acid on her, injuring her severely.

The victim, a private school teacher, was attacked with acid in Parraypora locality of Hyderpora. The woman suffered burn injuries on the face and arm and was admitted to SMHS hospital in Srinagar.

Police have traced the two accused and arrested them. A case has also registered against the two accused. Deputy Inspector General of Police, Central Kashmir, Syed Afad-ul-Mujtaba visited the victim at the hospital and assured the family that police will provide justice at the earliest.

With Additional Inputs From PTI

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