A girl in the Hapur district of Uttar Pradesh was allegedly attacked with acid on Sunday evening. Hours after the incident, the police nabbed the accused and registered a case of the acid attack against him. The girl was immediately taken to the hospital for treatment. She was later transferred to another hospital in Meerut.
"The incident took place at around 7:30 pm. A chemical suspected to be acid was thrown at a girl. She was hospitalised immediately. Later she was referred to Meerut. She is out of danger now," told SP Neeraj Jadaun.
The police also shared a clip of the accused is taken into custody. During initial questioning, it was revealed that the accused attacked the girl after she stopped talking to him after an initial friendship. The accused has been identified as Rahil or Rohil Khan, who was captured using necessary force, after which he was sent to a hospital for treatment, the police said in a statement released on Twitter.
सिंभावली थाना क्षेत्र में लड़की के ऊपर एसिड अटैक कर घायल करने की घटना में अभियोग पंजीकृत कर पुलिस ने तत्काल तत्परता दिखाते हुए 06 घंटे के अंदर मुख्य अभि0 राहिल/रोहिल खान को आवश्यक बल प्रयोग कर हिरासत में लिया गया है। घायलावस्था में उपचार हेतु अस्पताल भिजवा दिया गया है।@Uppolice pic.twitter.com/GTVaMM4k9a— HAPUR POLICE (@hapurpolice) February 21, 2021