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    Acid Crimes In Pakistan

  • Cyber crimes in Pakistan hit a record high in 2018: FIA

    Cyber crimes, especially the harassment and blackmailing of women, have increased sharply in Pakistan in the last three years, DawnNewsTV reported citing figures released by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA)...

    The agency said that its cyber crime circle has so far conducted 2,295 inquiries, registered 255 cases and made 209 arrests in 2018 — all highest since the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act (Peca), 2016 was enforced
  • Mother, three children attacked with acid in Multan

    LAHORE: A family of four in Multan district's Shujabad suffered minor injuries in an acid attack on Saturday night...

    Mumtaz Mai and her three children were attacked by an unknown assailant in the Chak Sardarpur area while they were sleeping, Multan City Police Officer (CPO) Muhammad Azhar Akram told Dawn on Sunday
  • Convicted of acid attack

    FAISALABAD: The Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Tuesday convicted a man of acid attack in Rajoa (Chiniot) police precincts...

    According to the prosecution, Abida Bibi of Chak 147-JB was on her way to market on Nov 19 last year when Saifullah overpowered her, carried her to a nearby house where he threw acid on her
  • 80pc victims of 1,500 acid attacks reported each year are women: charity

    NEW DELHI: Bottles of acid are too easily available in India and the makers should take responsibility for the rising number of acid attacks, the head of India’s National Commis­sion for Women (NCW) has said...

    Acid attacks — meant to maim, disfigure or blind people — are most common in Cambodia, followed by Bangladesh, Pakistan, Afghanistan and India
  • Throwing acid on IIUI staff’s car being probed

    ISLAMABAD: A three-member committee formed by the International Islamic University (IIUI) is inquiring into the recent incident of acid being thrown at one of its faculty member’s cars...

    On March 14, acid was thrown on the car of Assistant Professor at the Physics department Dr Mumtaz, who was not in his car when the incident happened
  • Acid attack convict sentenced to 60 years in jail

    LAHORE: A young man who ruined the life of his ex-fiancée in a revengeful acid attack was awarded a collective imprisonment of 60 years in a ruling announced by an antiterrorism court here on Wednesday...

    Asmatullah had thrown acid on the girl after she rejected his marriage proposal in a horrific incident in September in Lahore’s Defence area
  • 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
  • Girl subjected to acid attack

    LAHORE: A young girl suffered burns on her face in an acid attack in Defence area here on Wednesday...

    According to police the girl was subjected to acid attack after she refused to marry her fiance
  • Man burns wife in acid attack

    BAHAWALPUR: A woman was seriously burnt on Wednesday in an alleged acid attack by her husband at Head Rajkan village, Yazman, about 50km from here...

    According to police, Azam Bakhsh of Liaqatabad Colony had some dispute with his wife Ghufran Bibi
  • Two booked for acid attack

    MUZAFFARGARH: Two persons were booked on Monday under the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) for acid attack on a woman...

    According to police, Samina Bibi, 27, a resident of Tibba Kareemabad in the City police area, said her husband was in jail and suspect Khalil made advances at her that she refused
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