Lady cop, brother become latest acid attack victims in Karachi

By: News Desk
Published: 04:27 PM, 17 Jun, 2022
Lady cop, brother become latest acid attack victims in Karachi
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A lady police constable became the latest victim of acid attack in mega city of Karachi, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Friday.

Reportedly, some unknown armed persons threw acid on lady police constable and her brother in Gulzar Hijri in Sohrab Goth, Karachi. As a result, the policewoman and her brother received burn injuries on their faces and other body parts. The sister-brother duo were shifted to the Burn Unit of Civil Hospital.

The lady cop was 22-year-old. 

Police have started investigation and tried to hunt down the accused who managed to flee the scene after throwing acid on them. 

In September last year, a man threw acid on his ex-wife in Karachi’s Gulistan-i-Johar injuring her seriously. In another incident in the same month, a TikToker, Remsha died during treatment of acid burns at a local hospital in Karachi. Her husband who was angry with her for making TikTok videos threw acid on her. She was just 21-year-old. 

The victim Remsha received serious burn injuries on her face and other parts of the body. She was rushed to the hospital for treatment but couldn’t survive.

Reporter Samar Abbas