Youth consumes acid; 3 booked

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, SAS Nagar
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  • Updated: Apr 10, 2013 11:38 IST

A 20-year-old youth consumed acid after being reprimanded by his mother for having fought with his schoolmates.


Balwinder Singh is currently under treatment at the PGIMER and is recovering.

Police have booked his three schoolmates - Sukhwinder Singh, Saurab and Divyadeep Kaushik for assault. They were arrested, but later released on bail.

In his statement to the police, Balwinder, a resident of Balongi, alleged that on his way back from school on April 8, when his three schoolmates assault and abused him. After the scuffle he returned home.

Balwinder said on returning home, his mother reprimanded him for fighting with schoolmates. She then left home to talk to the parents of Sukhwinder, Saurab and Divyadeep. Angered by his mother move, Balwinder consumed acid.

The police registered a case on the statement of Balwinder.

 

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