Srinagar acid incident: will bear all expenses of Srinagar acid victim on humanity basis: Altaf Bukhari

Srinagar, Feb 03, (KNS) : Jammu and Kashmir Apni Party President Syed Muhammad Altaf Bukhari om Thursday said that he will bear the entire expenses for the treatment of the acid attack victim girl on humanitarian grounds.

Talking to reporters on the sidelines of visiting the acid victim at SMHS Hospital, Bukhari said that his party and he will incur the entire expenditure on the treatment of the injured acid attack victim.

He said that whatever the family of the girl will spend whether, on the medical front or legal front, he will foot the bill from his own pocket.

“Keep the politics aside, it’s a human issue that should be looked through the prism of humanity,” he said.

 If the family wants to shift the victim to the outside hospital he will bear all the expenses, Bukhari added.

Expressing solidarity with the victim, Bukhari said it was very unfortunate that this hapless girl became a victim of a heinous crime against humanity especially women. 

He said the government should take every step to ensure that exemplary punishment is awarded to the accused involved in such a dastardly act.

He said that it is the responsibility of every parent to teach their children how to behave in a civilized society.

Besides he also said that administration has acted swiftly and have arrested the culprits and hopefully justice will be delivered to the victim as per law.

He also added that media should also come forward and highlight these issues on all fronts in order to curb these Menaces from our society.

“Pertinently, a girl from old Srinagar city suffered burn injuries after acid was thrown on her near Hawal area of Srinagar. Police have arrested the main accused and two of his associates.(KNS)

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