A woman constable was on Friday injured when unidentified persons threw acid on her, police said. The incident took place at Tiruppattur in Vellore district in the evening.

Lavanya suffered injuries on her face and right hand, police said. She has been admitted to a nearby hospital. A probe is on to ascertain the reason for the attack and nab the culprits, police added.

According to a report by NDTV, the incident happened when the 29-year-old woman constable, who works at an All Women's Police Station was returning from work.

(Feature image is representational | Source: Reuters)

(With inputs from PTI)