Director Women Empowerment seeks action against those circulating photos of Acid attack survivor

Taking strong note of certain messages circulating on social media, regarding fundraising in favour of the Acid attack survivor of Srinagar, the Director of Women Empowerment, Shabnam Shah Kamili has said that the government is providing every kind of help to the survivor.

In a letter addressed to SSP Srinagar, Kamili has urged police to initiate action against such misleading and mischievous elements.

Shabnam said that throwing Acid on a 24-year young girl is a heinous crime. She said that the survivor and her family are in distress and some social media users are making money in their name. She termed this a more shameful act.

“It has come to the notice that some social media users and page admins are uploading the picture of an Acid attack survivor and have initiated crowdfunding in her name. It is reiterated that the government is providing all sorts of help to the survivor with regard to her treatment etc”, reads the letter addressed to the SSP.

Kamli has asked the police to act against those who are circulating defamatory comments with regard to the matter.