Okara: Girl set ablaze by unknown accused dies
OKARA: An 18-year-old girl, who was set ablaze by unknown people on November 3, died at Mayo Hospital, Lahore on Monday. Saba Mehmood, daughter of Mehmood Ahmad of Sabri Colony, had come out of the house to buy something from a shop when some unknown people sprinkled kerosene oil and set her ablaze a few yards away from her home. On her hue and cry, the accused escaped and she was shifted to hospital by her family. Later, she was shifted to DHQ Hospital due to her critical condition. The doctors said that she had received 75 per cent burns.
Meanwhile, the A-Division police have arrested Bilal, Gogi and Abid on suspicion. Meanwhile, Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif had directed the police and hospital authorities to provide facilities and relief to the victim, but nothing could be done in this regard.