olice on Friday arrested a man for allegedly throwing acid on a 17-year-old girl in Kellar area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district three days ago.
In a statement, a spokesperson said that on October 5, Police Station Keller received information that one person namely Waseem Ali Shah son of Ali Mohammad Shah of Aadoo Keegam had attacked a girl with acid, which resulted in severe burn injuries to her body.
“She was immediately shifted to hospital for the treatment. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 84/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered at Police Station Keller and investigation was set into motion,” the statement reads.
It reads that during the course of investigation, all legal and medical required formalities were completed.
“Multiple raids were conducted by the Police to nab the accused person involved in the instant case. After strenuous efforts by the Police, the accused person involved in the commission of crime was arrested. Further investigation into the case is going on,” it reads.
Pertinently, the teenage girl had suffered burn injuries on shoulder after the accused splashed the acid at her on Tuesday.