OKARA: A man allegedly severely burnt his wife by setting her on fire in connivance with his sisters at his home on Monday within the limits of Saddar police station in Okara, while the woman’s elderly father-in-law died while trying to save her.
According to the police report, Altaf poured petrol on his wife Fauzia and set her on fire with the help of his sisters at his home in a village near Saddar police station.
Fauzia suffered severe burn injuries in the incident. Initial inquiry revealed that Fauzia and her sisters-in-law frequently quarreled in the house, enraging the suspect.
Altaf managed to escape from the scene after the incident. Upon receiving information about the incident, the police reached the district headquarters (DHQ) hospital and started legal action.
Source: Express Tribune