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Woman lawyer escapes unhurt in an acid attack

Sharma was about to leave for the court when the accused came on a motorcycle and hurled acid at her.

A woman lawyer had a narrow escape when three motorcycle borne attackers tried to throw acid at her as she was about to leave her house in Pratapnagar area on Friday.

Lalita Sharma, aged around 30 years, received no major burn injury as the acid spilled on the ground during the attack , Assistant Sub-inspector Dilip Singh  said.

“Sharma was about to leave for the court when the accused came on a motorcycle and hurled acid at her,” he said.

She was taken to Mahatma Gandhi hospital, he said, adding, that a manhunt has been launched to nab the accused who have been identified.

Meanwhile, District Bar association has demanded immediate arrest of the accused.

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