Acid attack on woman, son in Lucknow

NewsDrum Desk
29 Jan 2023

Lucknow, Jan 29 (PTI) Two people on a motorcycle threw acid on a woman and her 16-year-old son in the city's Viram Khand-III area, police said on Sunday.

The incident was reported around 10:30 pm on Saturday and a case registered at the Gomti Nagar police station, they said Vikas Verma and his mother Anita Verma (40) were attacked by two people on a motorcycle. They threw acid on them and fled, police said.

Assistant Commissioner of Police Virendra Vikram said the woman and her son were first taken to the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital which referred them to the Civil Hospital.

The motive behind the attack is yet to be ascertained, they said, adding that footage from CCTV cameras is being examined to trace the perpetrators. PTI AR CDN ANB ANB

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