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Mr Z Shah
Our Ref: eCase: FOI2018/10757 RFI:266/18
Date: 29 August 2018
Dear Mr Shah, FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000: MINISTRY OF DEFENCE POLICE: ACID
I refer to your e-mail dated 17 August 2018, which was acknowledged on 20 August 2018.
We are treating your e-mail as a request for information in accordance with the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 (FOIA 2000).
In your e-mail you requested the following information: “I wanted to know if you could provide me with data regarding acid attacks in the UK
in the last 10 - 15 years.
The information I am looking for is the following:
(1) the number of attacks that have occurred?
(2) the age of the attackers and the victims?
(3) the injuries the victims ended up with?
(4) age of individuals found to be carrying acid or other corrosive substances?”
A search for information has now been completed by the Ministry of Defence Police and I
can confirm that we do not hold information in scope of your request. The Ministry of
Defence Police is a civilian police force whose key role is to protect and secure MOD
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