Three held for acid attack in Gurgaon

Three people, including a teenager, were arrested here for acid attack on a woman and her nine-year-old daughter, police said on Friday.

IANS| Last Updated: Dec 19, 2014, 13:59 PM IST

Gurgaon: Three people, including a teenager, were arrested here for acid attack on a woman and her nine-year-old daughter, police said on Friday.

Raja, 30, from Bihar's Muzaffarpur; Azad alias Ismail, 18, from Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor and Arif, 28, from Uttar Pradesh's Shamli have been arrested for the attack, police said.

The woman, 27, and her daughter were staying in Dharam Colony here.

The victim has registered a complaint that a boy came to her house at around 1:30 pm on December 15 and said he was a plumber.

"He (the boy) came back after about 30 minutes and forcefully entered into my house and threw acid on me. I and my nine-year-old daughter, who was standing near me, got injured," the victim said.

"The attack was carried out by Azad after Raja approached him and offered to pay Rs 30,000. A sum of Rs 2,000 has already been paid and the rest would be paid December 20-21. Arif has introduced Azad to Raja as a person who would execute the attack," Deputy Commissioner of Police (west) Sangeeta Rani, told a news agency.

The woman has been admitted to the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in Delhi.