MULTAN: Suitor throws acid on woman, her mother
MULTAN: A mother and daughter were burnt after a neighbour threw acid on them on Friday.
Mumtazabad Colony resident 48-year-old Basheeran and her 21-year-old daughter Naila were going to a market near their house, when their neighbour Naeem threw acid on them.
Eyewitnesses said that the incident took place in broad daylight and that Naeem attacked the women in the middle of a crowded market.
Eyewitnesses transferred Naila and her mother to Nishtar Hospital Multan and informed the police.
Mumtazabad Police have lodged an FIR no 54/2011 under Sections 324 and 788 and Station House Officer (SHO) Rashid Malik said that police had arrested Naeem during a raid in the village.
* The names of the victims have been altered to protect their identity.