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Indore: Government to bear treatment cost of chemical attack victim


The state government has decided to bear treatment cost of the girl, who suffered severe damage to her eyes when chemical substance was thrown at her by the accused. She is currently undergoing treatment in Sri Aurobindo Institute of Medical Science (SAIMS). MLA Sudarshan Gupta and collector Nishant Warwade met the victim and her family members in the hospital where Gupta talked to Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who agreed to bear treatment cost of the victim.

The family members also requested the collector to take strict action against accused Monu, who reportedly threw chemical on her face after calling her to meet on Tuesday. The attack damaged her eyes and her vision too got blurred. Preliminary investigation revealed that the accused threw some floor cleaner on her face.ASP Prashant Choubey said: “We have recovered the bottle with some floor cleaner from a nearby nullah.

The accused had bought the chemical from the market and decided to damage her face. Accused is the resident of Vidya Palace Colony and he runs a salon in Govind Colony area. Preliminary investigation revealed that just after throwing floor cleaner on the victim, Monu reached his uncle’s place in the area where he changed his dress to hide evidence. He also wore a mask but was identified by the victim’s family members. Banganga police station in-charge Indramani Patel said that the accused was produced in the court from where he was sent to jail.

Hospital suggests treatment in Hyderabad

According to administrative officer of SAIMS Rajeev Singh, “Blood vessels of the girl’s cornea are damaged in the chemical attack. We can’t provide best treatment for her cornea vessels and we have suggested family members of the victim to take her to LB Prasad Hospital in Hyderabad.”

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