Jharkhand High Court

Compensation to acid attack victim

MUKESH KUMAR SONI ALIAS MUKESH KUMAR versus State of Jharkhand and ors. [WPC No. 2995/2020] | Jharkhand High Court | Status: direction to submit report | |

Petitioner who were traveling by train was attacked with acid due to which he sustained burn injury on her face and he also loosed his one ear. for treatment he approached several doctors  and hospital and he has also gone through several surgery including plastic surgery but still he is going through several complications. this incident has happened 4 years back but still he did not get his benefit as per victim compensation scheme, therefore this petition has been filed. considering the prayer of the petitioner the Hon'ble Court on 09.03.2021 has passed the following order:
"this Court desired appearance of the Member Secretary, JHALSA, Ranchi, who is present before this Court through virtual mode. He prays for and is allowed two weeks’ time to seek instruction from the Secretary, DLSA, Sahibganj as to whether the petitioner has been paid any victim compensation in pursuance of the notice as contained in memo No. 737 dated 10.08.2016 issued by the Secretary, DLSA, Sahibganj, a copy of which has been annexed as Annexure-3 to the present writ petition, and also to submit a report to that effect. "