Bhopal/Nagpur: A college teacher was on Saturday seriously injured after two bike-borne assailants allegedly threw acid on her in front of her house in Bhopal’s posh Arera Colony area while she was on her way to the college, police said.
The incident took place around 9 am, Habibganj Police Station In-charge, Ravindra Yadav said.
The attackers have not been identified as yet. One of them had covered his face with a mask while the other was wearing a burqa, he said.
It is not clear whether the burqa-clad person was a male or female.
The victim sustained severe burns on her hand and waist by the acid hurled on her, the police official said.
She was admitted to a private hospital where her condition is stated to be stable.
A case has been registered against two unidentified persons under sections 326 (Voluntarily causing grievous hurt by dangerous weapons or means) and 34 (Acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention) of the IPC and efforts are on to nab the duo.