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Charge sheet to be filed in few days, says police on Srinagar acid attack case

Srinagar: Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Srinagar Rakesh Balwal on Wednesday said that the charge sheet in the recent acid attack on a 24-year-old woman here would be filed in the next four to five days.

“In the next four to five days, we are filling the charge sheet. We will ensure that strongest sections applicable to the case are applied,” SSP Srinagar told reporters.

“Thereafter we want from the prosecution side, there is the speedy conclusion,” he said.

On February 1, according to police, a man threw acid on a 24-year-old woman after she rejected his marriage proposal. He was accompanied by another person who has also been arrested alongside the shopkeeper who sold the acid.

The SSP also said that police is expediting the fight against narcotics.

“We have issued helpline numbers and people can contact us wherever they see any such activity,” he said.


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