Kolkata, Dec 23: Despite taking so many steps to stop acid attacks, the attacks are being carried out to destroy lives.
In the recent incident, two schoolgirls could be scarred for life after a local youth poured acid on the two in West Bengal’s South 24 Parganas district, police informed on Thursday.
Both the girls have received serious injuries and were admitted to Cannig Hospital.
The girls of 12 class were attacked when they were returning from tuition classes on Wednesday night in Canning’s Chandkhali village in South 24 Parganas district,” stated an official from Canning police station.
Police have arrested the youth “Kalipada Naskar, who attacked the girls with acid.
According to police, the accused was acquainted with one of the girls and often teased her on her way back home.
“The youth attacked the girl following an altercation on Monday. The other girl was also injured in the process,” the officer said.