Unidentified bike-borne assailants threw acid in the eyes of an electrician at Virka village near Goraya on Thursday morning and fled after snatching his mobile phone when the victim had gone out for a morning walk.
Victim Kamaldeep Singh, 30, who was rushed to a private hospital in Jalandhar has undergone a minor surgery and has reportedly suffered a temporary loss of eyesight in one of his eyes.
After getting information, cops from the Dosanjh Kalan police post rushed to the spot and started a probe.
Station house officer (SHO), Goraya police station, sub-inspector Jarnail Singh said the police have recorded the victim’s statement and he has named some suspected persons. Singh claimed that the accused would be behind bars soon.