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Bihar women attack 2-year-old boy with acid after having quarrel with his family

The toddler, who suffered minor burns on his neck and chest, is getting treated at a local hospital.

Published: 22nd December 2016 08:16 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd December 2016 08:16 PM   |  A+A-

Child-Abuse
Express News Service

PATNA: In Gopalganj district, two women poured acid on a 2-year-old boy, the son of their neighbour, when the toddler stayed in their house on Monday.

Police said the two women avenged a recent quarrel over some dispute they had had with the boy’s family. The toddler, who suffered minor burns on his neck and chest, is getting treated at a local hospital.

“A case has been registered. The two accused women have left their home in Sheikh Baili village for unknown locations. We are trying to arrest them,” said a police official in Bettiah.



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