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Police arrest main accused in Kashmir acid-attack case

Kashmir, Jan. 2 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Police have nabbed the main accused in Kashmir acid-attack case in which a 30-year-old school teacher sustained severe burn injuries on her face and arms after the stalker attacked her with acid on Wednesday.

Talking to reporters, Senior Superintendent of Police, Srinagar, Ashiq Hussain Bukhari described the entire incident as horrific.

“He was after her, and threw acid on her face. She was immediately rushed to the hospital for medical aid while the police was able to nab the culprit after a literal struggle of two and half hours,” said Bukhari.

“We will soon press charges and try our best to get justice for the victim so that an example is set for such elements,” he added.

Bukhari also lauded the efforts of his police officials for nabbing the culprit in such short span of time.

The incident took place in Parraypora neighbourhood of Srinagar when the lady teacher named Rukaya suffered complex of injuries caused by the acid thrown by the youth.

Soon, she was rushed to the SMHS Medical Hospital for injuries caused by acid burns. (ANI)