Photo ID must to buy acid, shopkeepers need licence to sell-DC Chandigarh
KI Singh/ royalpatiala.in/ Chandigah
The Deputy Commissioner, Mandip Singh Brar convened a meeting today with all the SDMs, Police Officials and other senior officials regarding regulation of Sale of Acid.
In 2013 India’s Supreme Court has ordered federal and state governments to regulate the sale of acid in an attempt to reduce attacks on women.The Supreme Court ordered that acid should be not be sold to anyone under the age of 18. It also ruled that there should be no bail allowed for the offence.The court said that acid should be sold only to people who show a valid identity card.Buyers will also have explain why they need the chemical and sales will have to be reported to the police.