UP: Women cops take selfies with acid attack victim, probe ordered


In an insensitive act, three women constables of the Uttar Pradesh police took selfies with a 45-year-old woman, who was allegedly forced to drink acid on a train. The pictures went viral on social media.

The shocking case also caught the attention of state chief minister Aditya Nath Yogi, who visited her while the police claimed to have arrested the two accused persons identified as Bhondu Singh and Guddu Singh.Representational picture

A probe was ordered in to the “insensitive” conduct of three lady constables.

According to police officials, the shocking incident came to light when the woman got off the Allahabad-Lucknow Ganga Gomti Express at Charbagh station here and gave a written complaint to the government railway police.

She had written it being unable to speak, they said. As per the complaint, the alleged victim said that two persons forced her to drink acid around 10.30 AM yesterday.

This was allegedly the fourth attack on the woman. Allegedly, in 2012, she was was attacked with a knife while in 2013 she was attacked with acid, police sources said.

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