TOBA TEK SINGH: A man allegedly chopped off an arm of his wife and also injured his 10-year-old daughter who came to her mother’s rescue over some dispute at Basti Oddanwali near Pirmahal on Saturday.
Police said Nazir Shah attacked his wife Tasleem Bibi with an axe in a fit of rage over some dispute. The woman not only had her arm chopped off but suffered multiple injuries and their daughter also was injured when she tried to rescue her, they said.
Tasleem Bibi was taken to Pirmahal’s Tehsil Headquarters (THQ) hospital from where she was referred to the DHQ hospital. At the city’s major health facility, the doctors allegedly refused to treat the patient and sent her to the THQ hospital of Kamalia on the plea that it was a medico-legal case.
Later, it is learnt, doctors referred her to Allied Hospital in Faisalabad due to her critical condition. Her daughter was admitted to the Pirmahal health facility.
The Pirmahal police arrested the suspect.