SRINAGAR: In a shocking incident, a youth threw acid on a girl in Palpora Qaziabad village of Handwara in district Kupwara Tuesday injuring her grievously.
The girl, 25 (name withheld) was shifted to district hospital Baramulla for treatment, sources said. According to sources the youth identified as Ajaz Ahmad Dar, 28, son of Ghulam Hassan Dar of Qaziabad attacked the girl with acid and ran away.
However police arrested Abbas Najar, son of Mohammad Yaqoob Najar who allegedly is the accomplice in the crime and has reportedly provided acidic substance to the accused.
Police has also registered a case under FIR no. 14 US 307 at PS Kralgund.
SDPO Handwara, Shabir Khan while confirming the incident said, We have launched a manhunt to nab the culprit and he will soon be behind bars. (PTK)
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