Samjhana Das, 17, of Rautahat Chandrapur Municipality-6 died while undergoing treatment at ICU ward in Kritipur Hospital on September 23.
She was attacked with acid on the night of September 11 while sleeping. The doctors involved in her treatment said that she sustained more than 35% burnt on her body which is a major burn in a medical term.
Spokesperson Dr Surendra Jung Basnet of the hospital said that she died after having respiratory problem due to the “Sepsis”.
Another victim Sushmita, 15, a sister of Samjhana was also injured in a same attack and her health condition is normalizing according to the hospital.
The victim’s father Jado Lal Das accused Ram Babu Paswan of attacking both sisters with an acid on the night of September 11 while they were sleeping. The accused was arrested on September 17 by the police based on FIR lodged by the victim’s family. The accused was made public by the police in a press conference on September 18.
Deepak Prasad Ghimire