Two sisters injured in acid attack
Ferozepur October 23:
Two motorcycle-borne youths threw acid on two sisters of Panditawali Gali, while they were going to their respective jobs this morning. According to information, sisters Nidhi Nanda and Jyoti Nanda were commuting on a scooter when two boys riding a motorcycle halted near them and threw acid on them.
Both girls sustained burn injuries. Army jawans, deployed at a nearby check post, heard the shrieks of the girls and took them to the cantonment hospital, from where they were referred to the local Civil Hospital. Dr M.S. Tinna, SMO, Civil Hospital, said both girls were out of danger.
Nidhi is working as a junior advocate with Balwant Singh Sekhon, a leading lawyer, while Jyoti is working in HDFC Bank. Subhash Nanda, father of the victims, said they had no idea why the boys resorted to this kind of dastardly act. While talking to mediapersons, the girls denied having any enmity with anyone. Meanwhile, the police has registered a case against unknown persons and massive hunt has been launched to nab the culprits.