Another shocking incident: There’s been a steep rise in acid attacks in recent years. The Metropolitan Police said there were 261 such attacks, but last year that soared to 454. Today Mr Mukhtar told this programme he believes he was targeted because of his race or religion.
Jameel Muhktar was in his car with his cousin Reshem Khan when a toxic substance was sprayed through the window.[ Channel4.com Link ]
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Acid attack victim Jameel Muhktar tells his shocking story
“I honestly feel that if this was a white person attacked by an Asian…it’d be all over the news.”
Jameel Muhktar and his cousin had acid thrown in their car eight days ago – he told Assed Baig the shocking story of the incident and its aftermath.