HAPUR: The cruelty against women is increasing day by day and no one is there to put a full stop to it. A minor in Hapur district after being a rape victim was also acid attacked on Sunday.
In their statement, the family of the victim said that a relative of the rape accused was constantly pressurizing them to settle with a compromise and after the family refused, the girl was attacked with acid.
They alleged that the accused threw acid on the girl's feet and fled saying that the next time, it would be her face.
The victim has been admitted to a hospital for treatment.
Babugarh police station in-charge Uttam Singh Rathore said the minor was allegedly raped in June 2019.
Police had arrested a man, identified as Dilshad, in the case.
Senior police officials said that the acid attack was a result of a dispute between the girl's family and the neighbours.
The police said that the matter is being investigated.