Patna: In the horror of an incident a teenager in Bihar’s Bhagalpur district was attacked with acid after she resisted an attempt of gang rape by a group of four youths, police said on Saturday.
The 16-year-old Class 11 student is battling for her life in a hospital.
The police have arrested two suspects — Prince and his brother Saurabh Kumar, Bhagalpur Senior Superintendent of Police Ashish Bharti said.
According to Bhagalpur city DSP Sushant Kumar Saroj, a group of armed youths wearing masks entered the victim’s house when she along with her mother were cooking dinner late on Friday in their Aliganj home.
The four tried to capture her at gunpoint, but the mother and daughter put up a fist fight as they resisted. Infuriated the four attackers then poured acid on the daughter.
When the victim and her mother cried loudly, the attackers fled.
The mother described to the police that her daughter fell on the floor crying uncontrollably for help and was rushed to a hospital.