Supreme Court Directs States To Regulate Acid Sale

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Acid attack victim Laxmi at Supreme Court after verdict on plea filed... News PhotoAcid,Chemical,Delhi,India,Law,Laxmi,New Delhi,Pleading,Retail,Supreme Court,Verdict,Vertical,Victim,ViolencePhotographer Collection: Hindustan Times 2013 Hindustan TimesNEW DELHI, INDIA - JULY 18: Acid attack victim Laxmi at Supreme Court after verdict on plea filed by her on the regulation of sale of the chemicals at the retail level on July 18, 2013 in New Delhi, India. Laxmi was attacked with acid by three men near Tughlaq road in New Delhi as she had refused to marry one of them. The Supreme Court directed States and Union Territories to frame rules to regulate sale of acids and other corrosive substances within three months and make acid attack a non-bailable offence. The court also directed that acid attack victims shall be paid a compensation of at least Rs. 3 lakh by the State Government concerned as an after-care and rehabilitation cost for such victims. (Photo by Mohd Zakir/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)