03 July, 2017
A 38-year-old rape and acid attack survivor from the Dalit community, faced her fourth acid attack here on Saturday evening in the compound of the hostel she is living in, though she has been accorded police protection. "We will take strict action". She has sustained burn injuries on her face and neck, police said, adding that no FIR has been registered yet and they are awaiting a complaint. The two men are facing trials over all the attacks, but they were released on bail in April.
"The law and order has completed broken down in UP".
The police said that the victim is now admitted in the trauma centre, in a critical condition.
About Saturday night's incident, Jai Narain Singh, the inspector-general of the Lucknow range, said she had not named anyone but two persons from Rae Bareli whom she had named after the March attack had been taken into custody.
Earlier in March, She was forced to drink acid throat down and was admitted to the ICU at Lucknow's King George Medical College.
The Rae Bareli police have detained Bhondu Singh and Guddu Singh, the two men accused of gangraping her and carrying out the acid attacks on her.More news: Champions Trophy 2017, England vs Pakistan
Lakshmi Agarwal, founder of the "Stop Acid Attack" campaign and a victim herself of acid attack, said they were all hopeful when Adityanath met the victim the last time.
The police does not have any CCTV footage so far and has been unable to track from where the miscreants entered the compound of the working women's hostel in Aliganj locality.
Lucknow Additional Director General of Police Abhay Kumar Prasad has been quoted by reports as saying: "She was outside her hostel when someone came and threw acid on her". Her family has alleged that the attackers are known to the gangrape accused.
India brought in stringent laws to deal with the acid attacks in 2013 following public outcry over the plight of hundreds of survivors who battle lifelong scars and social stigma. He said the police did not find any clue of who threw acid on her despite an intense examination of the place where she was attacked. "Why?" the NGO posted on Facebook.
Opposition parties in Uttar Pradesh slammed the Yogi Adityanath government after Saturday's attack. "The culprits in various crimes are roaming freely and women and children are living in fear and terror", said Rajendra Chaudhary, SP spokesperson.