Miscreants throw acid on girl in Odisha’s Balsore

KalingaTV News Network

Balsore: In a shocking incident, two unidentified miscreants threw acid on a girl near Hospital Road in Sahadevkhunta police limits here on Sunday.

According to reports, two unidentified miscreants threw acid on the victim and flee from the spot while the girl was on her way to market on a scooty with her friend.

The victim, who sustained burn injuries on her face and hands, was rushed to the district headquarters hospital and then shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.

Meanwhile an investigation into the matter has been initiated by the Sahadevkhunta police.

“We rushed to the spot after getting information about the incident from a reliable source. Two bike-borne youths approached the girl with mask on their faces and threw acid on her while she was going to the market with her friend on a scooty. She was admitted to the hospital here, but the doctors referred her to SCB Medical in Cuttack,” informed Sahadevkhunta police station IIC Jayanta Behera.

Speaking about the possible reason behind the crime, Behera said “Past enmity might be the cause of the acid attack. However, investigation is on to find out the reason behind the crime. Besides, a search operation is also on to nab the culprits.”

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