Girl, 15, acid attacked in Bengal

Girl, 15, acid attacked in Bengal
Girl 15 acid attacked in Bengal

KOLKATA: 15-year-old girl was attacked with acid at her home allegedly by a man in West Bengal’s Midnapore district early on Monday, police said.

“Acid was thrown at the girl at Sabong in West Midnapore district around 3 a.m.,” a police officer said. She sustained serious burn injuries on the face and was admitted to a hospital.

Police arrested the attacker, Digbijay Pradhan (28), a resident of the same village. According to the victim’s family, the man knew the girl and was harassing her for some months, the officer added.

Girl 15 acid attacked in Bengal