CHITRAL: A man on Sunday threw acid on her wife and her mother here, causing serious burn injuries to them.
Chitral police spokesman Inspector Buzurgud Din told Dawn that Sultan Zeb of Jandul, Lower Dir, attacked his wife when she refused to go with him to his home town.
“When her mother came to her rescue, the man threw acid on them, injuring both the women. They were shifted to Peshawar for treatment. The accused escaped the area after the incident,” said the police official.
He said the acid throwing incident was the first of its kind in the district.
Drosh police registered case against the accused, Sultan Zeb, under sections 324 and 337 of PPC.
WATER SUPPLY RESTORED: Water supply schemes of the flood-hit areas of Booni Gol and Rayeen Torkhow have been restored.
A press release issued from the office of deputy commissioner on Sunday, said that the consumption of contaminated water in the affected areas had created health related problems for the local people.
The Mastuj tehsil administration was tasked with the job of restoring the water supply schemes of the two major villages.
Meanwhile, the flood affected road from Mastuj to Kargin has also been restored to all kind of vehicular traffic.