Young girl set on fire by in-laws

ISLAMABAD: A newly married woman was set on fire allegedly by her in-laws when she tried to go with her mother after incessant physical torture by them.

The victim has been shifted to PIMS where she is stated critical. Shazia Bibi, mother of the victim Nazia Bibi, lodged a complaint with the Sunbal Police Station, saying that she married her 20-year-old daughter Nazia to Din Mohammad, a year ago but her husband and other in-laws created tension with her and started physically torture on her.

“After repeated torture, Nazia contacted me and asked to take her home,”, Shazia said adding that she went to G-14 to take her daughter with her but Amanullah, younger brother of her daughter’s husband, her father-in-law and husband set her on fire after sprinkling Kerosene oil on her body. She was shifted to PIMS in critical condition where doctors were trying to save her life.

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