Seven members of a family attacked with acid by son-in-law in Meerut

A late night acid attack left seven members of a family, including a six-month-old child and five women, injured in Meerut.

 Seven members of a family attacked with acid by son-in-law in Meerut
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Meerut: A late night acid attack left seven members of a family, including a six-month-old child and five women, injured in Meerut.

Nisar, who pulls a rickshaw for a living, alleged that his family was attack ed by his son-in-law, over a dowry related dispute.

"At around 2 am last night, one Sajid and one Saka Wasim climbed out terrace. They had a can of acid with them and threw the acid on us. My daughter got married to Sajid two years ago. I recently sold my house and he was asking me for Rs 1 lakh," said Nisar.

"He (Sajid) had sprayed kerosene oil on my daughter two months ago. I had filed a complaint but I was asked for Rs 5,000 and nobody was arrested," he added.

The victims are currently receiving treatment at a local hospital.

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