Teenage girl critical after youths throw acid on her in UP

A teenage girl was seriously injured when some unidentified motorcycle-borne youths threw acid on her, police said Friday.

Three sentenced to life in prison in acid attack case

A local court has sentenced three persons, including two women, to life imprisonment in a 8-year-old acid attack case, police said Wednesday.

Acid attack victim Preeti`s family moves HC

The father of Delhi resident Preeti Rathi, who died after a man flung acid on her face here in May, Monday approached the Bombay High Court seeking CBI inquiry into the case.

Three months` jail term in MP if acid is sold without license

In the light of Supreme Court`s recent directive and to curb the acid attacks, Madhya Pradesh government has tightened the rules regarding sale of acids, and introduced a jail term and heavy fine as penalty.

Youth gets 10 year jail term in acid attack case

A local court at Saharanpur has sentenced a youth to 10 years imprisonment for throwing acid on a 25-year-old woman after she spurned his advances.

UP: Human Rights Commission orders inquiry into acid attack case

The Human Rights Commission has ordered an inquiry into a case in which acid was thrown on a Dalit girl student in Saharanpur district, sources said on Sunday.