Video of Acid Attack On Delhi Schoolgirl

Video of Acid Attack On Delhi Schoolgirl

New Delhi: A 17-year-old girl has been hospitalised with serious injuries after two men on a bike threw acid attack at her in southwest Delhi’s Dwarka area today.

The girl’s father told the media that the chemical had splashed across her face and also entered her eyes. The girl, police said, has identified two suspects and one of them has been detained.

Shocking footage of the incident was captured by a CCTV camera in the area. The visuals show the two girls walking by the roadside when a bike slows down and one of the riders throws a liquid substance from a glass at the 17-year-old. She is then seen holding her face and running, clearly in extreme pain. Eyewitnesses said the girl ran to a neighbour who helped wash the chemical off her face.

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“My daughters, one aged 17 and the other 13, were out together this morning. Suddenly, two men on a bike threw acid at my elder daughter and drove away. They had covered their faces,” the girl’s father told the media.

On being asked if his daughter had complained about harassment by anyone, her father said, “No, she did not. If she had, I would have accompanied her everywhere. The sisters would travel to school together in Metro.”

NDTV also spoke to the girl’s mother. She too said that the teenager had not spoken at home about anyone disturbing her.

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The teenager has been admitted to Safdarjung Hospital. She has suffered 8 per cent burns, Dr BL Sherwal from the hospital told NDTV. “How deep the burns are would be known between 48-72 hours of the injury. Her condition is currently stable.”

Senior police officer M Harsh Vardhan said the police has detained one suspect and is looking for the other. Multiple teams have been formed to track him down, he said.

Delhi women’s panel chief Swati Maliwal expressed concern over the incident, questioning why the sale of acid cannot be restricted so that such heinous crimes can be prevented.

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“Two goons throw acid at a school girl in broad daylight in the country’s capital. Does anyone still fear the law? Why can’t the sale of acid be banned? Shame,” she tweeted.

She said in another post that acid is available as easily as vegetables and questioned why the government was not prohibiting its retail sale. She said the Delhi women’s panel had demanding this ban for years. “When will governments wake up?”


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