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Acid Attack Survivor Airlifted To AIIMS Delhi From Jharkhand

Officials said on Wednesday that a 17-year-old girl from Jharkhand’s Chatra district who suffered severe burn wounds in an acid attack was evacuated to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi for better care.

The young victim was assaulted on August 5 and is currently receiving treatment at Ranchi’s Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS). She was referred to AIIMS, New Delhi on Tuesday after being examined by a medical board of the state government-run hospital, a representative of the healthcare facility said.

“The victim was shifted to Delhi via air ambulance. She requires specialised treatment,” he said.

Officials in charge had been instructed by Chief Minister Hemant Soren to offer the girl and her family every possible assistance.

According to a statement from the Chief Minister’s Office, the government has already given the victim’s family Rs. 1 lakh as relief.

The girl has been admitted to the Burn Ward of the AIIMS Trauma Center in New Delhi, according to Mr. Soren, who retweeted a post by state health minister Banna Gupta. I’m praying to God that she recovers quickly,” he stated. Mother of the girl, who was hurt in the incident, said: “The accused, who lives around 2.5 kilometres from our town of Dhebo, should receive harsh punishment. For the previous two to three months, he had been bothering my daughter.”

The accused has been arrested and legal procedures are on, Chatra Deputy Commissioner Abu Imran said.

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