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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... ...

  • 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...

  • India's acid victims hope for new life after court orders free treatment

    NEW DELHI: Rupa Saa was just 15 when her stepmother poured acid over her face as she slept, burning her skin and melting her cheeks, nose, mouth and chin...

    Like many of India's acid victims, she was shunned due to her disfigurement and struggled to pay for the multiple reconstructive surgeries she needed - leaving her despondent and with little will to live...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Quetta ATC sentences man to 14 years in prison for throwing acid on women

    An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) handed 14-year imprisonment to Vijay Pervez Masih after convicting him of throwing acid on two women in Quetta in May 2015, DawnNews reported on Monday...

    In 2015, Pervez had sprayed acid on two women, Rimsha Masih and Hina Masih — then 28 and 16 years old respectively — near Basti Panchyat area on MeCongi Road in Quetta...

  • Acid attacker slapped 117-year term, Rs1m fine

    LAHORE: Anti-Terrorism Court-II of Multan on Thursday handed down 117-year rigorous imprisonment, along with Rs1 million fine, to a man for throwing acid on his former wife and her husband...

    According to a prosecution department handout, Muhammad Amjad threw acid on his ex-wife Javedan Bibi and her husband Muhammad Riaz after trespassing on their house on Dec 7, 2014...

  • 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...

    Bakhsh, abetted by his younger brother, Muhammad Sadiq, threw acid on his wife who suffered serious burns...

  • Two booked for acid attack

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

    On Monday, Khalil along with an unidentified accomplice threw acid on Samina’s face, burning it badly...

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