Woman burnt alive over children’s row
NANKANA SAHIB: Magistrate Javed Iqbal remanded the accused, who allegedly burnt alive a woman over children’s row, for four days. Najma Azmat, 28, of Darbar Kot Shahkot was allegedly burnt alive by her neighbor Arshad alias Pappu on Saturday night. She was shifted to Faisalabad Allied Hospital where she died.
The police arrested Arshad alias Papu and presented him in court, which remanded him for four days. The accused said that he was innocent and the woman had burnt herself alive. He said that he was sleeping on the roof of his house when he heard a noise. He said that there was a row between his family and Najma’s family over the quarrel of children three months ago. He said that Najma registered a case against his father and brother for torturing her.