Rape survivor attacked in Chandigarh

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Chandigarh, June 4 (IANS) A rape survivor was hospitalised here on Monday after two unidentified assailants threw an acid-like liquid on her.

The victim, who was headed for a court hearing in her rape case, was rushed to the Government Multi-Specialty Hospital (GMSH) in Sector 16 for treatment.

Police said the matter was being investigated and the statement of the victim was being recorded.

The incident took place near the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER).

A police officer said the victim did not receive many injuries but was being treated for burning in the eyes.

The victim had alleged that she was raped by a youth from Jammu in a hotel in Burail area of Chandigarh’s Sector 45 last year.

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