The three are part of the same family and were sleeping at home when the attack took place.
Mumbai: Three people who were attacked with acid were admitted at the civic-run Shatabdi Hospital in Kandivali on Tuesday. The incident took place at Goregoan-Irani Wadi in the wee hours of Monday, after which a complaint was registered at the Dindoshi police station.
All three members of the family sustained burn injuries after an unknown person attacked them with acid at their home when all of them were fast asleep. The victims have been identified as Aadarsh Singh (4), who sustained 25 per cent burns, his mother Chandani Singh (28), who sustained 35 per cent of burn injuries, and Chandani’s husband Chandan Singh, who has 80 per cent burn injuries. The dean of Shatabdi Hospital, Dr Krishna Kumar Pimple, said, “The victims were brought in at 3 am. We have shifted them to the burn ward and the requisite care is being taken. But Chandan’s health is in a serious condition.”
Assistant commissioner of police Uttam Marde said, “We have registered an offence against unknown people under various sections of the Indian Penal Code, such as 307 (attempt to murder) and 326-A (causing permanent or partial damage or deformity, or burns or maims, or disfiguring or disabling any part or parts of the body of a person, or causing grievous hurt by throwing acid).” He added: “We are trying our best to nab the culprits.”