Woman attacked with Acid, Suffers Injuries

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  • A woman and her brother attacked in MP.
  • Women suffered acid attack injuries.
  • The 21-year old woman partially lost her eyesight, as per sources.

A 21-year old woman was kidnapped, brutally bashed up and later attacked with acid in Panna district. She has suffered injuries on both her eyes and partially lost her eyesight as per sources said on Wednesday. The victim is admitted to the Panna District Hospital and will be soon shifted to a hospital in Chhitrakoot for further treatment.

The victim, a resident of village Barauha, said that she along with her brother were abducted on Tuesday by a group of people belonging to the same village. They accused the victim and the brother of helping a girl to elope with a youth.

They took the duo to a forest area, where they assaulted them. “They brutally beat me and my brother. Later, one of them attacked me with acid. After which they left me in the village and escaped,” the victim told the sources.

The incident came to light when the victim along with her family members rushed to a community Health Centre (CHC) for treatment. “We were informed by CHC. A team was sent to CHC and the girl was referred to the district hospital” said a police officer. Panna District’s SP added, “They are probing the matter and will soon take strict action against the accused.  

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