Thursday, July 9, 2009

Acid throwers face jail for life

"There should be some restriction on free sale of corrosive substance. Acid is easily avialable," a Bench comprising Chief Justice K G Balakrishnan and Justice P Sathasivam observed.

Through lawyer Aparna Bhat, she had sought a direction from the court for enacting a law that provided exemplary punishment to those throwing acid on girls as also a sound rehabilitation scheme for the victims.