A 29-year-old police constable was attacked with acid by unidentified persons on Friday night at Tirupattur town in Vellore. She suffered injuries on her face and hand, reported The Times of India.
The incident happened when the constable Lavanya was returning home after work around 9 pm. Few people came on a bike and threw acid on Lavanya.
She lives at 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.