KARACHI – A man threw acid on his wife, three children and other relatives over a petty issue at Nusrat Bhutto Colony within the remits of Shahrah-e-Noorjahan police station.
Police said that Asghar Ali scuffled with his wife Ruqqaiya over some petty issue. He got infuriated and threw acid and wounded his wife Ruqqaiya, four children Waqas, Hussnain, Ahmed and Usman.
The wife of Ali’s brother and mother of Ruqaqiya were also wounded when they rushed to protect them. Ali managed to escape while burnt families were shifted to Civil Hospital where doctors termed the condition of children critical.
Police registered a case and also raided various areas in search of the culprit.
SOURCE: The Nation