Three including a woman doctor from Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), a patient and a neighbour were injured in an acid attack in Saoner district in Nagpur. The woman doctor (29) was stationed at Saoner since a couple of days for a health check up camp for the under privileged.
The incident occurred in Pehlepar ward on Thursday when mentally challenged Nilesh Kanhere threw solution of diluted acid on the woman doctor. Kanhere has been taken into police custody since then.
However, the doctor was rushed to a nearby hospital. The patient and neighbour also sustained injuries after drops of acid fell on them. After the incident, residents caught hold of Kanhere and bashed him before handing him over to the police.