Three members of the family, including a four-year-old boy sustain burn injuries when unidentified miscreants threw acid into their shanty in Malad in the early hours of yesterday. The three has been admitted in Shatabdi Hospital in Kandivali for the treatment.

According to the police, the three members of the family has been identified Chandan Singh (32), wife Chandni (28) and Adarsh (4) are the resident of Iraniwadi Dargah Scootor in Malad. On Tuesday early morning at around 2.30 am an unidentified threw acid into their house. The three woke up screaming and ran out of their house. The neighbour heard the noise of the family came out of the house and rushed them to the hospital and later informed to the police.

In the statement given to the police he said, he is working in a bangle-making workshop. Few days ago there was heated argument between workshop owner and him of which the owner has threatened him. Chandan suspect owner involvement in the attack.

Based on the information provided by him, Dindoshi police have registered a case under sections 307 (attempt to murder) of the Indian Penal Code. Police have visited the spot and have collected the samples. Police have also called the workshop owner for questing. Further the investigation is going on.