Man tortures, humiliates wife – 03 May 2023

The couple’s relatives intervened and made the couple reconcile, however, the reconciliation didn’t last long

A man, along with his family members, allegedly tortured his wife and her brother and cut their hair to further humiliate them.

The incident took place in 208/HR area of Bahawalnagar.

The victim was married to the accused, Salim, two years ago, but the couple did not have any child due to which their marital life had been marred with frequent quarrels.

The victim, fed up with the taunts her in-laws and husband hurled at her, had filed for separation.

The couple’s relatives intervened and made the couple reconcile. However, the reconciliation didn’t last long.

The victim’s husband and his family nurtured an added grudge against her over her act of filing for separation.

Salim and his family continued to torture her. On one occasion the victim’s brother came to the rescue of her sister, but he too bore the brunt of his sister’s in-laws ire.

They grabbed him, cut his hair and shaved his mustache and eyebrows.

The accused ultimately kicked the victim out of his house.

Photos of the victim went viral on social media.

DPO Syed Ali Raza took notice of the incident.

An FIR was lodged at the Fort Abbas Police Station on the complaint of the victim after which the police arrested Salim.

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