Hafizabad: 3 held for setting woman ablaze
HAFIZABAD: The Kaleke police have arrested three people, including a couple, for setting a woman ablaze over a trifle at Channi Jamke village. Kausar Perveen, wife of Muhammad Qasim, had mysteriously received burns in her house and the police registered a case against unknown people on Tuesday. Caretaker Chief Minister Najam Sethi took notice of the incident and ordered the police to arrest the culprits.
After an inquiry, the police arrested Qasim’s brother Shafqat Ali, his wife Bashiran Bibi and Fayyaz Ahmad. The police said that the accused had set ablaze Kausar after a quarrel with Bashiran. However, the victim has been shifted to DHQ Hospital in a critical condition.