Policewoman in Uniform Attacked With Acid in Tamil Nadu

She was working at an all-woman police station.

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Few people came on a bike and threw acid on woman police constable Lavanya. (Photo Courtesy: The News Minute)

A 29-year-old police constable was attacked with acid by unidentified persons in masks on Friday night at Tirupattur town in Vellore, reported The Times of India.

The incident happened when the constable Lavanya was returning home after work around 9 pm. A few people came on a bike and threw acid on her.

She lives in NGO Nagar in Tirupattur town and was walking along Beeran Line. She was in uniform when the incident happened, reported TOI.

Police officials said that they are investigating the case. A police official told TOI that she got injuries on her face and right hand. She was later shifted to the Christian Medical College Hospital in Vellore after being treated at the Government Hospital in Tirupattur.

Police suspect a personal motive behind the attack. A police officer said that there were problems between her and her husband. She was currently staying with her parents with her two children. She was working at the All Women Police Station for the last three months. She had requested to work at the women station saying that she wanted to take care of her children.

Superintendent of Police P Pakalvan said that she had got injuries on her eye, the right side of the face and right hand, and that the case is being investigated.

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