LAHORE: A woman set herself alight after arguing with her husband on Monday. Police said the 35-year-old woman, a resident of Abdullah Town, wanted her husband to accompany her to her niece’s engagement ceremony.
They had an argument after her husband refused to go. Police said the woman locked herself in a room, poured kerosene oil on herself and set herself alight. Her husband broke down the door and took her to Jinnah Hospital where doctors declared her “brought dead”. Police said the couple had 10 children and were poor. Her husband was a waiter at a hotel. Police said the family refused to have her body autopsied so they handed it over to them.