Two years ago, a spurned teenager flung acid on six girls on their way back from school. Now, as the case draws to a close, The Indian Express travels to Gurdaspur and finds that the girls fight on. First up, the Class X Boards that start in less than a month.
The daughter said that her parents did not have a violent relationship, but fought from time to time. However, she claimed that they had been fighting more often since May 17, as her father suspected her mother was having an affair and drugging him at night to steal out of the house.
Komal, who was posted at Delhi, was living with her parents in Muzaffarnagar after a dispute with her husband Kapil Kumar, the police said. On Saturday, Kumar went to meet her but after an argument threw acid on her and escaped.
Four of the victims, including the girl who suffered serious burn injuries, have been admitted to the district's Malkhan Singh hospital, the police officer said. The accused are on the run and efforts are on to nab them, Singh said.