Divisional Commissioner (Div Com) Kashmir on Friday said that the government will ensure that those involved in the heinous crime of acid attack will be given stringent punishment.
“There is no space for such monstrous people in a civilized society,” Div Com told acid attack survivor’s parents.
He said that all the hospital expenses will be borne by the govt.
“The government will strive to get strict punishment awarded to criminals in the shortest possible period,” he said.
Div com met Medical Superintendent and ophthalmologist Dr Junaid at SMHS Hospital who is treating the victim and enquired about her wellbeing.
Div Com was informed that the victim has suffered damage to eyes and the team of ophthalmologists is trying their best to save her eyes.
He was also informed that damage to the skin is minimal and whatever scars remain, it can be cured in plastic surgery after 4 weeks.
Div com also said that the sale of Acid will be regulated so that no one can misuse it for heinous crimes.