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Acid attack on woman

By Our Correspondent 2018-04-04
GUJRAT: A woman suf fered burns on her face and upper body in an acid attack by two men allegedly for refusing a marriage proposal near Service Mor in Civil Lines police limits on Tuesday.

The victim`s family told police that Nayyar, a cousin of the woman, visited their house with a friend, Mujahid, and sought their permission to stay there for a night. The family reluctantly allowed them to spend a night in their house.

The family said early in the morning, Mujahid threw acid on Mehwish (29), because she declined his marriage proposal.

Mujahid was already married and a father of four children.

The affected woman was shifted to the Aziz Bhatti Shaheed Teaching Hospital`s burns unit where her condition was said to be out of danger.

A case has been registered against the nominated suspects under sections 336 (B) and 324 of the Pakistan Penal Code on the report of Tasawar Bibi, the elder sister of the affected woman.