Srinagar Mayor Junaid Azim Mattu on Wednesday visited the young acid attack victim at SMHS Hospital in Srinagar and handed over his one-month’s salary to the victim’s family.
“Mayor has assured the family of his complete support and solidarity,” said a press statement of the Mayor office.
The statement said that the Mayor has assured the victim’s family of full medical, legal and administrative support.
“Mayor asked the team of doctors treating the victim to ensure that she receives the best possible medical care,” the statement said.
It said that the Mayor also commended the SIT formed by SSP Srinagar for arresting the culprits within 24 hours.
“This was the first and most significant step in ensuring the victim and her family gets justice and would serve as a deterrent for such heinous crimes,” the statement said.
Mayor said that incumbent on us as a society to stand unequivocally with the victim and her family.
“This criminal, gruesome act needs to be condemned by each and everyone at a social level as well. We should collectively ensure that those anti-social elements responsible for such heinous crimes are brought to book,” the Mayor said.