- The 17-year-old girl's neighbour allegedly threw acid on her
- The incident happened when she was at home in Bhagalpur with her mother
- The accused barged into her house and allegedly tried to molest her
A 17-year-old girl in Bihar was badly injured after her neighbour allegedly threw acid on her, following a failed attempt to molest her. Her mother was held at gunpoint by the four attackers, the police said.
The incident happened on Friday, when the Class 11 student was at home in Bhagalpur with her mother.
"The culprit, Prince, along with three other persons barged into the victim's house and tried to molest her, while keeping her mother at gunpoint. When the girl resisted, they threw the acid on her face. We have recovered a gun from the spot," Deputy Superintendent of Police Roop Ranjan Hargave said.
Prince has been arrested in this regard.
The teenager has been shifted to the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH), where she is being treated for her injuries.
(With inputs from ANI and IANS)