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Delhi: Police crackdown on acid attack survivors protesting at Jantar Mantar

By: Meenakshi Upreti

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Last Updated: December 18, 2014, 14:13 IST

Delhi: Police crackdown on acid attack survivors protesting at Jantar Mantar

The Delhi Police has refuted the allegations.

New Delhi: Acid attack survivors, who are on a hunger strike at Delhi's Jantar Mantar, on Thursday accused the police of manhandling them.

Led-by Laxmi, who has been the face of campaign against acid attack, the survivors were allegedly beaten up when they were marching to the Parliament Street police station.

The Delhi Police, however, has refuted the allegations.

The acid attack survivors have been protesting at Jantar Mantar since Monday against government's inability to stop sale of acid, for rehabilitation etc.
first published:December 18, 2014, 14:13 IST
last updated:December 18, 2014, 14:13 IST