Guwahati: A young man suffered burn injuries in an alleged acid attack in Assam’s Karimganj district on Saturday night.
The victim has been identified as Manjur Ahmed.
According to sources, after being physically assaulted, the victim was then attacked with acid.
Some locals claimed that the victim was tied up and assaulted by unidentified persons, after which they informed the police.
Police arrived on the scene immediately after getting the information, sources added.
The victim sustained serious acid burns as well as wounds to multiple other places of his body, sources said.
Ahmed was rushed to Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) in critical condition.
Following the incident, the family members of the victim filed a complaint at the Patharkandi police station.
However, police have not yet identified any of the culprits in the matter.
An investigation has been started and the offenders won’t escape from punishment, officials said.