Police took a man from Andhra Pradesh’s Nellore into custody for allegedly slitting the throat of a 14-year-old girl and pouring acid on her face. The victim was taken to a government hospital and later shifted to a private hospital for better treatment.
A man from Andhra Pradesh’s Nellore district was taken into custody for allegedly slitting the throat of a 14-year-old girl and pouring acid on her face. It was alleged that the assailant was a close relative of the girl’s family. The incident happened in Venkatachalam village’s Chemudgunta colony on Monday afternoon.
The girl was admitted to a government hospital and later shifted to Apollo Hospital for comprehensive treatment. Doctors said that the victim was in critical condition as her face was burnt in the acid attack.
Venkatachalam Police, who investigated the case, said that the attacker, who is a relative of the victim, had also been taken into custody and booked under sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Protection of Children Against Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
The man attempted to attack the girl on Monday afternoon when no one else was at home. According to the neighbours, a close relative committed the crime. Locals informed the girl’s father, who immediately shifted to a government hospital through the 108 helpline number.
She was later shifted to Apollo Hospital for better treatment. The doctors treating the victim said that she was in critical condition. There were bloody cuts on the girl’s throat and her face was burnt in an acid attack.
According to the Nellore Superintendent of Police, Vijaya Rao, “The incident took place on Monday evening. A minor girl was attacked. Acid was poured on her face and her throat was slit by a man at her house. The neighbours were alert, and they informed the father, who immediately reached the spot and shifted the victim to a hospital.”
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