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Woman throws acid on brother-in-law, taking him for her husband

Woman throws acid on brother-in-law, taking him for her husband

MULTAN: Kabirwala Sadar police on Monday arrested a woman for allegedly throwing acid on her brother-in-law at Khanewal.

According to FIR (318/17), lodged by Aslam, a resident of Kasi-5 village, Khanewal, Saba, wife of his elder son Imran and a mother of three, had left their house after developing differences with her husband and started living with her parents.

Aslam said that on Monday when he along with his sons Imran and Adnan was making arrangements for the wedding of his younger son (Adnan) at their house, the main door was knocked.

He said when Adnan, responding to the knock, opened the door, Saba threw acid on his younger son, taking him for her husband Imran.




Adnan, whose wedding was scheduled to be held on Nov 10, suffered acid burns to his face and chest and was shifted to hospital.

The police arrested Saba and booked her under section 336-B and 34 of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC).

Police said that the suspect had been demanding divorce from Imran but he was refusing to do so.

Published in Dawn, November 7th, 2017

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