Handwara, April 5: Police on Wednesday said that a youth who allegedly threw acid on a girl in Kralgund area of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Tuesday evening has been arrested.
“The youth was arrested in Palpora Qazigund by a special police team headed by SHO Kralgund Muhammad Azam Khan,” said a police official. He identified the accused youth as Aijaz Ahamd Dar of Palpora Qazipora.
Pertinently, acid was thrown on a 25-year old girl in Handwara area on Tuesday. The victim was immediately shifted to District Hospital Baramulla by some locals for treatment, where her condition is stated to be stable.
Meanwhile, locals have demanded a thorough investigation into the matter and stringent punishment to the people involved in the heinous crime. (CNS)