Man attacks Delhi schoolgirl with acid
New Delhi, December 14, 2022
A man threw acid on a Class 12 girl near Dwarka in Delhi this morning, police said.
The girl is undergoing treatment at Safdarjung Hospital.
According to M. Harsha Vardhan, the Deputy Commissioner of Police (Dwarka), a police control room (PCR) call was received around 9 a.m. regarding an acid attack incident in Mohan Garden area.
The caller told police that a 17-year-old girl was allegedly attacked with some acid-like substance by a man riding pillion on a bike around 7.30 a.m.
"The girl was with her younger sister at the time of the incident. She has raised suspicion over two persons known to them. While one person has been detained, further investigation into the matter is on," said the DCP.
Further details are awaited.