Ahmedabad, December 12
Three children in the age group of 5-14 and their mother were injured on Saturday in an acid attack allegedly carried out by two siblings over a property dispute in Ahmedabad in Gujarat, the police said.
The victims were asleep at 5 am when the accused, identified as Ajay Dantani and his brother Vijay and who are related to the victims, flung acid from a window, resulting in serious burn injuries, a Madhvapura police station official said.
“The accused have a dispute over the house where victims Laxmiben Dantani, her two daughters and son lived. They wanted her to vacate the house. The siblings’ father had sold the house to Laxmiben a few years ago, but the duo wanted it back,” he said. “Ajay and Vijay have been have been booked for attempt to murder,” the police said. — PTI