Two persons were injured in an acid attack held in Udham Singh Nagar locality of Amritsar on Wednesday. The condition of the two injured, who are identified as Balwinder Singh and his friend Jaswinder Singh, is critical. Police have launched the operation to nab the accused.
According to information, Bawinder Singh had lent Rs two lakh to his cousin Amrik Singh some time back as the latter was running short of the amount while purchasing a shop. For past one month Balwinder was requesting him to return the amount and he was delaying it on one pretext or the other.
Finally, on Wednesday Balwinder Singh along with his friend went to Amrik’s place, where the latter’s brother Deva was also sitting. Reaching there they had a verbal duel, following which Amrik threw acid on Balwinder’s face. As his friend Jaswinder tried to rescue him, the assailant also injured him with the same bottle of acid.On seeing the two crying, some onlookers rushed them to the hospital, where policemen reached to collect their statements.
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