Lahore: 2 men throw acid on eight of family
LAHORE: Eight members of family suffered burns after two people allegedly threw acid on them following a quarrel in Loharan Wala Khu locality of Manga Mandi on Wednesday.
The Manga Mandi police said Waqas and Rehman entered their neighbour Muhammad Shahid’s house and fled after throwing acid on Shahid, his wife Nasreen and their six children Sidra Yasmeen, Tabish, 17, Arooj, 14, Atif, Muqadas and seven-year-old Abdullah. They were taken to Jinnah Hospital where Tabish, Sidra and Muqadas are stated to be in critical condition.
Nasreen informed the police that Waqas and Rehman had a scuffle with her son Tabish on Tuesday and they threw acid on the family to avenge the brawl.
The police said locals mediated between the two sides but Waqas and Rehman nursed grudge against Tabish and his family. The police registered a case.