Gang-rape survivor attacked with acid in UP


Lucknow: A gang-rape and acid attack survivor has once again been attacked with acid in Aliganj locality here, police said today. This is the fifth attack on the woman.

The latest incident took place yesterday night near a hostel where she resides. She was rushed to a hospital where her condition was stated to be stable.

She has sustained burn injuries on her face and neck, police said, adding that no FIR has been registered yet and they are awaiting a complaint.

A probe is on in the matter, they said.

Earlier on March 23, the woman was allegedly forced to drink acid by two men on-board a train near here.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had visited her at a hospital and announced Rs 1 lakh assistance for the 45-year-old woman.

Earlier, two men had allegedly raped and attacked her with acid over a property dispute in her home at Unchahar in 2009, 100 kilometres from Lucknow.


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