The shocking incident of acid attack on a 26-year-old lady doctor has yet again questioned the deteriorating law and order. The incident took place in full public view and was caught on CCTV camera installed at the location.
A post graduate student allegedly threw acid on her former lecturer outside a government polytechnic college at Nallapadu in Guntur district today, apparently to take "revenge" from him for reneging on his promise to marry her, police said.
The car-borne youths who carried out acid attack on a law student in the city on Thursday allegedly tried to flee Kashmir as they attempted to catch a flight from Srinagar airport but could not get tickets.
The Israeli army says a Palestinian threw acid at a Jewish family in the West Bank, after which a passer-by shot at the man and wounded him. The Palestinian acid-thrower was subsequently arrested by police and taken to hospital under custody.
Several students on Friday staged a protest at Residency Road here over the acid attack on a 21-year-old girl, a student at a private Law college, demanding strict implementation of laws on crimes against women.
Deepmala, a resident of Uttar Pradesh, suffered serious burn injuries after her husband threw acid on her face following a heated argument in February this year. Deepmala's parents are very poor and are in dire need of monetary help to meet the medical expenses, which come to around INR 25,000 (approx. USD 400) per month.