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23-year-old attacked with acid in Pune

The mother has allegedly blamed another youth who may be responsible for the ghastly attack, according to police officials

pune Updated: Apr 17, 2019 14:40 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Pune
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A 23-year-old was allegedly attacked with acid in Sadashiv peth on Tuesday night.(PHOTO FOR REPRESENTATION PURPOSE ONLY)

A 23-year-old was allegedly attacked with acid in Sadashiv peth on Tuesday night.

Rohit Thorat, a resident of 1620 Sadashiv peth, has been admitted to a hospital and is said to be critical. His mother lodged the first information report (FIR) in this case. The mother has allegedly blamed another youth who may be responsible for the ghastly attack, according to police officials.

The accused had opened fire at the policemen who had tried nab him. Preliminary information from the police revealed that the victim, who was preparing for competitive exams, sustained severeburn injuries all over his body, including the face.

First Published: Apr 17, 2019 14:40 IST